Autumn trees turning the hydrotherapy pool red, helping Robert, a stroke survivor put his sandals on, lime green reflections, gold glows, old men slapping the water down hard, a guy in the corner reading Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See, a kaleidoscope of colours and a lane all to myself.
Looking at an exhibition of contemporary textiles at the Sturt Gallery in Mittagong recently made me think of lines and stripes at pools. Called Parallels, artist Barbara Rogers explored the “diversity and language of the stripe; the simplest of all patterns…” Some of her silk textiles reminded me of particular pools especially ones she created in shades of green and blue. When[…]Read More
This morning when I swam at the Annette Kellerman Aquatic Centre in Enmore the light was streaming through the large windows above the deep end. The lime-green on the trim around the windows was reflecting in the water. Other colours also joined in creating beautiful patterns in the pool. It was like looking through a kaleidoscope that[…]Read More
When I was at the new Annette Kellermann Aquatic Centre 10 days ago I captured some amazing reflections in the water. There were so many beautiful colours, patterns and shimmery shapes it reminded me of looking through a kaleidoscope. The vibrant greens, yellows, oranges and reds of the newly opened aquatic centre took on new shades reflected in the water. The[…]Read More
There was a real sense of excitement when the new Annette Kellermann Aquatic Centre opened its doors for the first time yesterday. Locals streamed into the indoor complex which includes an 8-lane, 50 metre pool, a children’s leisure pool and a hydrotherapy and program pool. Some just came to have a look; others, especially the children couldn’t[…]Read More