I reckon we live in a pretty stock-standard Aussie suburb.
Lambton is one of Newcastle’s older suburbs having formed around the Lambton Colliery in 1871.
It’s a pretty suburb with lovely parks and a real sense of space. Wide suburban streets feature, some tree-lined, some not, a cycleway and plenty of playing fields.
Down the laneways and back streets of Lambton you’ll see a mix of old and new houses, a smattering of trampolines, the odd chook shed and choko vine. I have regularly walked these streets for more than eleven years and it has struck me in recent times that Lambton is changing.