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Sydney’s cultural life

Sydney’s cultural life

We’re coming into the festival season, where our city seems to come alive with a variety of cultural events and activities. Let’s go back to the 1800s and see how culture developed in Sydney, from unruly pastimes to popular sports and theatrical pursuits. Listen to...

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Sydney’s ocean pools

Sydney’s ocean pools

It’s summertime and as the temperatures rise, Sydneysiders will no doubt be flocking to the city’s famous beaches. This morning for 2SER Breakfast, I thought I’d talk to Mitch about our love affair with sea bathing and how our ocean pools have played a crucial role in...

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Woodford Academy

Woodford Academy

It’s holidaying season and a good time to venture beyond Sydney. A trip to the Blue Mountains is always a great idea, and the National Trust property, Woodford Academy, is even more reason to explore one of our most picturesque regions. I spoke with Mitch on 2SER...

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Flashback to Sydney’s old trams

Flashback to Sydney’s old trams

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the new light rail project and the disruption being caused by the closure of George Street in Sydney. In a case of history repeating itself, Sydney’s seen it all happen before from when the first line for horse-drawn trams...

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Long Bay prison

Long Bay prison

Long Bay prison was actually opened this month 106 years ago and saw some of Sydney’s most notorious underworld figures incarcerated within its walls. I spoke to Mitch on 2SER Breakfast this morning about its history as detailed in the Dictionary of Sydney. The Long...

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Nicole Cama

Nicole Cama

Historian

I’m a professional historian who specialises in social and public history, and heritage research. I have worked on numerous history projects for the City of Sydney, Dictionary of Sydney, IP Australia and more.

nicole@nicolecama.com.au.

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