Bruce Howard

The old ‘Conti’ pub, Broome: ‘a great, ugly edifice, but oh, so charming’…

LIKE Broome of old, the original Continental Hotel, in Western Australia’s Kimberley, has made way for the new. In his book, ‘Australian Pubs’, John Larkins described the original corrugated iron pub, with its cooling verandah slung along its front, as… Read More ›

Sydney’s majestic nude painting left ‘Chloe for dead’ at Sydney’s Newcastle Hotel

THE bars of Jim Buckley’s Newcastle Hotel, in Sydney’s CBD, were adorned with artwork. Most of the available wall space inside the pub, which was home to Sydney’s more creative drinkers, was hung with artwork. Buckley had the the pub,… Read More ›

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