Archive: April 2018

Reflections in the outdoor pool at Meriton Apartments Broadbeach, photo Therese Spruhan, April 2018

Gold Coast dreaming of swimming pools

On the Gold Coast last week to go to the Commonwealth Games, I was 10 again and in seventh heaven spotting pools from our hotel balcony on the 22nd floor. When I cooled off in the Avani pool, the lights reflecting gold across the water, I was 13 and...

Petersham Pool, 2018, photo Therese Spruhan

An end of season ode to Petersham Pool

Since you closed yesterday for the winter months, I have been thinking about the things I will miss like walking towards you through Petersham Park, past the camphor laurels where the butcher birds sing. The ‘good mornings’ from fellow...

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