I was in Sydney, Australia for a few weeks last month. We stayed in a suburb called New Town with our son and wife. New Town looks like it was built in the era of the Rail Road suburbs, full of Town Houses on 40 feet by 60 feet sites. Locally, they call the Town Houses as “Terrace Housing.” Many homes were split into two, down the middle; so each of these houses, now, is 20’x60’. Large families are almost absent here. Most homes are occupied by young professionals, perhaps with one baby or none. King Street and Enmore provide long Bazaars. These are full of ethnic eating places [every second or third shop is an eating place] spanning those from SE Asia to Mexico via India and the Mediterranean. I did not perceive any German, polish or Russian restaurants. Bias against Northern Europe! There are also many old book-shops and other antique dealers. I noticed an active Greek cultural center and a Buddhist meditation place. New Town seems to have renewed itself into and international community. Add to this the charm of the U of Sydney campus contiguous to the neighborhood. I was very ill throughout my stay and could take only health sustaining walks in the neighborhood. I was hoping to contact Tony Lockerbie; I missed out due to my illness. [I apologize Tony!] Somehow managed to take my camera along on my walks and make a few pictures. Just captured the ambience of the place, especially, near the cross-roads of Kingstreet and Enmore. It is kind of a clustering place as the underground metro train station is also located there. In all of five to seven Kilometres of Bazaar on both roads there was only one part time photo shop. He was selling some old cameras and some Kodak film. I enquired if he developed B&W. He said “yes” and that he would pay special attention for A$ 10.00 per roll. That seemed reasonable in their economy, as the minmum wage is A$16.50 per hour, I was told. In India I process B&W film at home for a cost $ 0.01 or less. [Of course, not counting my minimum wage and life-style compulsions.] Strangely, despite this minimum wage [it can provide easily two meals a day if one works one hour] I saw many people begging in the cross-roads junction. The welfare state does not seem to solve problems for some. I am posting the pictures without much commentary. I hope you enjoy the ambience.