At the edge of St Peters, in Sydney’s inner west, is the renowned Tempe Tip op shop. Vanessa visits it in the past and the present to see what she can find there.
A final trip along Sydney’s least-used railway line, before its closure.
Among the busy shopping streets of Marrickville in the inner west are two buildings stuck in time: the West Side Theatre and the Mona Lisa Photo Studio.
In the western suburb of Greystanes, a disused aqueduct forms a surprising parkland, where nature, infrastructure and suburbia meet.
Unlike busy Circular Quay below it, the Cahill Walkway is usually deserted of people, and is a peaceful, if not quiet, place from which to contemplate the city.
The catastrophic summer bushfires saw a pall of smoke over Sydney, a tangible reminder of climate emergency.