Another batch of photos from ten years ago: January 2004.
My old kitchen in the house I rented in Carnegie for two years, with the horrible lime green bench tops. Also showing old toaster, the old milk I used to buy, an old land line phone (now plugged into the VOIP modem/router) and the kettle — at the time, shiny new (I’d got it for Christmas), and still in service.
Degraves Street in the city. Hasn’t changed much.
Flinders Lane, also hasn’t changed much.
Ditto Centre Place, though these days at lunchtime on a sunny day it seems much busier. (I originally posted this pic back then.)
City skyline from Quarry Park in Footscray, looking down the Maribyrnong. Pre wheel.
I’ve also got a massive camera stitch pan from the same spot. Well worth a look.
Same spot, Maisie the Dog looks down on the just-started Edgewater Estate. Today that area is full of houses.
A shot from Mollison Street, Kyneton, showing the old Westpac (Bank Of New South Wales) and Commonwealth banks:
Compare to a more recent pic from Google Streetview, which shows the Bank of NSW facade nicely restored:
(I posted another photo from Kyneton that day: Spotted in Kyneton — just another hazard for the cyclists to watch out for: horse shit in the bike lane.)
Finally, as I noted at the time, on January 19th
2003 2004, MX ran a fun article about etiquette on public transport:
5 replies on “Old photos from January 2004”
As usual, great pics. I bet you got use to the lime green benchtop after two years that you didn’t notice it. A classic from the 1960s or ’70s
What still manages to surprise me is how much slower fashion seems to be changing than it used to. What was fashionable in 1994 would have been seemed very dated by most in 2004. What was fashionable in 2004, barely looks different to what is seen now.
I assume the MX article is from 2004, not 2003 :-)
@Julian, good point – I wonder if the pace of change in fashion (at least regular work wear) is slowing down? I know in the last 10 years it feels like most blokes have gone from wearing ties with their suits to ditching the ties.
@vaughan, D’oh! Thanks – fixed.
Great pics, especially like the Edgewater one.