Derelict Tasmania

Derelict Tasmania

Forestry equipment left derelict. Note the graffiti in the rear engine compartment.

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Abandon Hope…

 

 

…all ye who enter herein. It’s a quote from Dante’s “Inferno” the first book in his “Divine Comedy” (Yes, I’ve read it) Supposedly it was written over the gate into the City of …Dis…I think.

Anyway, this might look like the wall outside a prison, but it is, in fact, the back wall of a pub in Grenfell Street! The site next door in under repair, hence the grill work.

Were it not folly…

 

 

 

A laneway – a sidestreet actually – between North Terrace and Rundle Mall, looking towards Pulteney Street.

Nearly all Adelaide’s streets are named after early Settlers, Governors, or other minor potentates who loomed large but briefly in our short history, leaving only faded memories on our streets. As Omar Khayyam said, “Abode their hour or two, then went their way.”