In Google Maps, if you search for a suburb name, as well as the map result the page will show a photo from the suburb, which presumably is auto-selected by the Google-fairy-bots according to some secret algorithm. Mostly this works. For example for “Lambton NSW” you get a nice photo of Lambton Park and the rotunda.
But search for “Jewells NSW” and you get … a burnt out car and assorted rubbish on a beach track. The Google-fairy-bots might need a bit of help on this one.
Update 23 Jan 2016
Searching for Jewells now shows someone’s driveway. A step up from a burnt out wreck, but not exactly showcasing the suburb.
I had cause to ride my bike to Westfield Kotara today, and unlike Bunnings Kotara who have no bike racks at all (shame), Westfield have quite a few racks in convenient locations in the ground level car park on Northcott Drive.
My latest article for the Lambton Local is out, this month exploring the topic of old maps. In the course of researching and writing this article I discovered amongst other things why this building has a kink in it, and the location of Occident Road, the counterpart to Orient Road Hamilton North.
Also I have put together a visual index to the historical real estate maps in the University of Newcastle Cultural Collections photo archive.
The last time I checked, salt is plain old sodium chloride (NaCl) regardless of country of origin, how it was collected, from what physical location, or who sells it. By that reckoning, this product has at least three superfluous adjectives and a needless genitive.
Anybody want to buy some spare words? They’re as cheap as (the salt on) chips.
Back in February I posted a photo of a moth and lamented that my photo did not do justice to its beauty. Cathie Reich has kindly sent me a much better photo that she took of the same species of moth during the April storms this year.