Thursday, February 28, 2013

Lucky Escapes in Sydney

“Books don't offer real escape, but they can stop a mind scratching itself raw.”
― David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas

When the wind funnelled down Mitchell Street at Chiefley it twisted street and traffic signs and uprooted a large pine tree inside Chiefley Public School.Stormy Story of Sydney

The group of 12 people had just finished eating dinner and had stood up to head back inside when the timber balcony, measuring about six metres by four metres, suddenly gave way Lucky escape: 10 hurt in balcony collapse at family dinner

All kind of quality builders are invading Sydney : a good source of future infrastructure disasters Planning Alerts

Sydney is a festering hellhole of a place to live. With a statement like that, this article was always going to be subjective, but I've listed a few good things underneath. My advice: come see the place, but be careful about staying ... Impartial views

“To write poetry and to commit suicide, apparently so contradictory, had really been the same, attempts at escape.”
― John Fowles, The Magus