Last Monday, the 1st of February, the official minimum temperature was about 9°C, the coldest Feb morning in 95 years.
At our home, our outside thermometer read 6°. All this when the usual summer morning would range from 20-25°.
As the forecast maximum was only 23°, it was a perfect day to ride out to see Elizabeth Quay, which was officially opened the Friday before.
"Spanda" by the artist, who said that the word Spanda means "divine vibration" and is used to describe the movement of consciousness.
Locals already call it the paperclip.
heritage listed and used to house a Chinese restaurant in the Esplanade and has been dismantled and rebuilt here.
The Bell Tower is the glass spire on the right, built maybe 20 years ago.
interesting article explains it.
That day, the 1st of Feb, was also the first day of school for 2016.