NSW hotels

Wharfies at the Harbour View

DREAMY-EYED with ecstasy, wharfie Gus Girdler, of Stanmore, savours the delicate fragrance of a daffodil in the ‘Blue Room’ of the Harbour View Hotel [Millers Point Sydney]. His fellow flower-lovers are ex-middleweight-champion-now-wharfie Jack Haines (left) and George Olson, of Belmore. Watching the… Read More ›


Road Trip: Canowindra

WE ended our recent road trip to the former gold mining villages and towns of central west NSW by calling into historic Canowindra, located between Orange and Cowra. Where the town’s pubs trade is the curving main street, which is partly an urban… Read More ›

Waterworks Hotel, Botany

THE Waterworks Hotel at Botany will reach a significant milestone next year when it marks its 150 year anniversay. Named after the nearby Sydney Waterworks, which was established in 1858, the little pub at the corner of Bay Street and… Read More ›