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Tour Guide - Parafield, South Australia

An unknown suburb of a quiet and often un-visited State, Parafield is surrounded by many beautiful water catchments. It is my entry in this week’s photo challenge, tour guide. 337 kata lagi


Semaphore sand

Summer in Adelaide, South Australia, and the weekly photo challenge is variations on a theme.  My theme – beach sand at Semaphore, at the same time of day.



Semaphore(int permits, boolean fair), what does fairness precisely do?

I need to implement a FIFO queue if there are not available permits on a semaphore.
My professor has specified that during the exam we will be able to use only the… 257 kata lagi


Take Your Dog for a Walk or Swim on the Beach

This review is in equal measure to acquaint my Reader with the rules pertaining to taking ones dog onto the beach at Semaphore and a little self indulgence to introduce my dog, Lucy, to you. 285 kata lagi


The Sentinel of Semaphore

Time Balls, like this one in Semaphore, were a common sight in port areas around the world before the introduction of wireless telegraphy. The first such Time Ball was constructed at Greenwich, England, in 1833 with this one in Semaphore being built in 1875. 271 kata lagi


The Semaphore Palais

Notwithstanding a current and very welcome revival, Semaphore’s golden years as a seaside resort was undoubtedly the 1920s and so it was that in 1922 the Fricker Brothers constructed this building as a beach kiosk, bathing pavilion and dance hall – the Semaphore Palais & Cafe. 281 kata lagi


Carousel and Amusement Park

For those into into such things, this is my 1000th blog entry. A big thank you to everyone who reads my blog on a regular basis or who pops in for a look every now and then. 321 kata lagi