Monday, May 19, 2008

Don't Know Much About Geography ...

My Christian meditation group were discussing an event at Hurstville when one of the group members asked where it was. When I checked if she was serious, it seemed she was. Someone else jumped in to say that Hurstville is in Sydney's west, when actually it's in the southern suburbs. Hurstville is one of six suburban centres prominent enough to be listed in Sydney's Wikipedia entry, and yet quite a few long term Sydneysiders don't know where it is.

Now I'm intrigued. Could you name the five or ten most important suburbs in your home city, and give rough locations for them? If not, don't you feel that you should?

1 comment:

Edward said...

Another thing just occurred to me. Geographical ignorance will only get worse with ubiquitous satellite navigation.