Peppa Pig Playdate Review
Being big fans of Peppa Pig we were excited to hear that the pig herself was coming to Adelaide and and we decided to check out what all the fuss was about.
Peppa Pig Playdate is billed as a super-sized interactive experience and for little Peppa Pig fans we think it probably is […]
Peppa Pig Playdate Review
[ March 18, 2017; 4:00 pm; March 19, 2017; 4:00 pm; ]
Fauna Adelaide Fringe Review
A five star fabulous show, and winners of the Best Circus and Physical Theatre Award at the Adelaide Fringe ★★★★★
I feel very lucky to have seen Fauna at the Ukiyo Tent at the Royal Croquet Club. It was an absolute treat for the senses and the performers deserve the standing ovation they received. I am […]
[ March 10, 2017 7:00 pm to March 13, 2017 7:00 pm. ]
WOMADelaide 2017 Review
Once again Botanic Park transformed into a magical world of music and dance over the March long weekend as it played host to WOMADelaide, now in its 25th year. WOMADelaide is a fantastic four-day festival with something for everyone. This year there were eight separate stages and as usual a diverse and spectacular line-up.
WOMAD with the […]
Kid/Dub Time Machine Review
Dust off your party pants: 11am is the new 11pm!
If you’ve been missing those days pre-kids when you could shake your stuff on the dance floor then add Kid/Dub Time Machine to your Fringe wish-list. A smorgasbord of favourite dance hits from the 1950s to now, Kid/Dub Time Machine will have you […]
Kids’ Weekend at Adelaide Writers’ Week | Review | 9 March 2017
I took the children to Kids’ Weekend at the Adelaide Writers’ Week on Sunday and they had a blast. There was plenty to see and do and it’s such a great location with all those lovely shady trees, bunting strung up everywhere and books […]
Cirque Africa at the Adelaide Fringe | Review
100% African 100% Energy 100% Fun
If you’ve driven past Hindmarsh Square lately you may have noticed the Cirque Africa Big Top and been curious about the show. We had the absolute pleasure of seeing Cirque Africa and I’ll put it out there: this is one of the most […]
Wallace & Gromitt meet Mr Bean meets Tim Burton in this charming and highly visual show about magic and friendship
If your kids are anything like mine and are forever ransacking your recycling for boxes and bits & bobs for their latest creation then their imaginations will be sparked by Loose Ends. Walking into the Cascadeur tent […]
Children Are Stinky
Don’t miss this fabulous circus comedy.
Hot off the back of five star sell-out seasons in Melbourne and Edinburgh (where they also picked up the coveted Children’s Choice Award at the Edinburgh Fringe), Children Are Stinky is billed as high brow toilet humour for immature kids – as you might expect from the name […]
How to Make Playdough – Uncooked Playdough Recipe
This is an uncooked playdough recipe which is super easy to make. My playdough recipe testers really enjoyed kneading the warm playdough mixture and said it was good playdough because it was soft and smooth and squishy. They also loved seeing the drops of food colouring gradually mix into […]
[ October 15, 2016; 10:30 am; ]
New North Adelaide Playspace Review
by Susannah Marks
The new North Adelaide Playspace is situated on the corner of Bundeys Road and MacKinnon Parade. With a mixture of open space, landscaping, nature play elements, sensory play opportunities and some shady space to sit, it was a big hit with our children (aged between 1 and 9).
It was great […]
Commissary | Queen Vic Building, Rose Park
Cafe Review by Susannah Marks
I’d been hearing rumours about a new cafe that was opening up in the Queen Vic building next to Victoria Park. This morning with a few moments to spare, and with a need for my caffeine fix, I decided to pay Commissary a visit.
Commissary sits […]
Room on the Broom written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler
From the creators of The Gruffalo comes Room on the Broom.
“The witch had a cat and a very tall hat, and long ginger hair which she wore in a plait. How the cat purred and how the witch grinned, as they sat on their […]
Where is the Green Sheep? Mem Fox and Judy Horacek
Mem Fox has written many well-loved children’s books including my personal favourite Where Is The Green Sheep?
Where is the Green Sheep? has wonderful bright illustrations of happy sheep doing all sorts of interesting things like playing on seesaws, flying kites and riding on a train. Who […]
Ballaboosta | Middle Eastern & Mediterranean “traditional soul food made with love” | Jul 2016 | Eating Out Review
Ballaboosta opened its doors just over a year ago and has been getting rave reviews ever since for its delicious Middle Eastern and Mediterranean food.
Set on a quiet stretch of Halifax Street filled with quaint cottages and pretty nature strips, Ballaboosta has become one of our favourite spots for lunch.
We like to go there after […]