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Peter Helliar – Loopy | Adelaide Fringe Review

Peter Helliar’s Loopy – Adelaide Fringe 2020 Review
by Cath Leo
★★★★½ – 4½ Stars for humankind hilarity
‘Loopy’ is the name of Peter Helliar’s latest Fringe show – a collection of his reflections about life, from the million things in a (near) middle aged life that have to be set in place before some sexy time can begin […]

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An Evening with Fiona O’Loughlin & Mickey D | Adelaide Fringe Review

Adelaide Fringe 2020 Review – An Evening with Fiona O’Loughlin & Mickey D
by Cath Leo
★★★½ – 3½ Stars for Fiona’s farewell to the Fringe
Fiona O’Loughlin has been a stalwart of the Australian comedy scene and first appeared at the Adelaide Fringe 20 years ago! Her current show is also her farewell to the Fringe and she […]

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Isaac Lomman : Hypnotised | Adelaide Fringe Review

Isaac Lomman’s Hypnotised at the Adelaide Fringe – Review
by Cath Leo
★★★★½ – 4½ Stars for hypnotic hilarity
I’d seen Isaac’s dazzling eyes on the publicity material, and then viewed some of his clips on YouTube which left me wanting to ‘see it in the flesh’… so I did! 
‘Hypnotised’ was my first ever hypnosis-themed show and it […]

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Nikki Britton – One Small Step | Adelaide Fringe Review

Nikki Britton – One Small Step – Adelaide Fringe 2020 Review
by Cath Leo
★★★★★ 5 Stars for hysterically relatable brilliant comedy 
I first saw Nikki Britton doing a sampler spot at The Garden Gala this Fringe and instantly thought ‘She is one to see!’ so I booked in for her full show ‘One Small Step’. Note: There […]

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The Garden Gala | Adelaide Fringe Review

The Garden Gala – Adelaide Fringe 2020 Review
by Cath Leo
★★★★½ – 4½ stars for a great value sampler of Garden delights
Hosted by the glorious Adelaide Fringe Ambassador Fez Faanana (of Briefs, and Brat Kids Carnival fame), the Garden Gala is being held on every Monday of the Festival to give us a taste of the […]

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Massaoke Musicals | Adelaide Fringe Review

 
Massaoke Musicals at the Adelaide Fringe 2020 – Review
by Cath Leo
★★★★ 4 Stars for a joyous show
This was my first ‘Massaoke’ production and I went as part of a ‘Girls Night Out’, with the birthday girl in the group choosing the show to see. I expected to probably have a nice time but that it wouldn’t […]

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Blanc de Blanc Encore | Adelaide Fringe Review

Blanc de Blanc Encore – Adelaide Fringe 2020 Review
by Cath Leo
★★★★★ 5 Stars for breathtaking brilliance
Oh my – this photo captures it all! Blanc de Blanc Encore is a feast of flirty, Frenchy flair that filled the Fortuna Spiegeltent in the Garden of Unearthly Delights with glitzy glamour and cheers aplenty.
The 120 minutes show was […]

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Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster | Adelaide Fringe Review

 
Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster – Adelaide Fringe Review 2020
by Cath Leo
★★★★★ 5 Stars for beatboxing brilliance
Hailing from Battersea in South-West London, the BAC Academy brings a high intensity, flawless beatbox show to the RCC at Adelaide Uni.
The Academy has been going for 10 years and as our host and academy director Conrad Murray […]

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Orphanage Park | Millswood | Review

Orphanage Park | Millswood
by Catherine Leo
This popular, leafy playground just behind Tabor College on Goodwood Road is one of those real winners for all ages. “Everyone can have fun” said my 10 year old as he explored all corners of it, with his 3 & 8 year old brothers.
Some of the standout features for me […]

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Steamroller Park | Stirling | Review 2015

 
“Toddler space and big kids too”
a review by Catherine Leo
Steamroller Park is a very popular playground near the entrance to Stirling’s main street after you exit the freeway. The fully-fenced playground is part of a larger, leafy corner park with a rotunda, park benches and BBQs. There’s also plenty of shops and cafes to grab […]

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Play School Live Concert | Once Upon a Time 2015 | Review

Play School Concert 2015 | Review
by Catherine Leo
The ever popular Play School Concert has been back in Adelaide during August 2015 with a new show called ‘Once Upon A Time’, starring regulars from the TV show, Teo Gebert and Rachael Coopes, and pianist Bill.
It was my first ever visit to a Play School concert and […]

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Waite Arboretum | Rustic Nature Play | Review

Waite Arboretum, Urrbrae 
Review by Catherine Leo
The Waite Arboretum is part of the University of Adelaide’s Waite campus in Urrbrae. It’s a wonderful spot to have a rambling walk with your youngsters of all ages and is open free to the public every day of the year except those of extreme fire danger.

Spread over 30 […]

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Virginia Community Playground | A Little Gem in Virginia

Virginia Community Playground, Virginia
by Catherine Leo
Strangely enough, this gem of a playground at Virginia (about 30kms north of the Adelaide CBD) is actually a big hit with two women – one who lives an hour south, one who lives an hour north! It has often been the brilliant half way meeting point to spend […]

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APEX Park Hawthorndene | A Foothills Favourite | Review

Apex Park Playground | Watahuna Drive, Hawthorndene
by Catherine Leo
You’d be hard-pressed to find a Mitcham Hills parent who hasn’t spent hundreds of hours hanging around this leafy playground in Hawthorndene. Like me, you might have experienced going into a meditative state after the fifteenth minute of swinging your child as they happily overlook the area […]

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Belair Adventure Playground | A Natural Wonderland | Review

Belair Adventure Playground | Belair National Park, Belair
by Catherine Leo
Surrounded by more than 800 hectares of bushland, the Belair National Park Adventure Playground is an active wonderland for kids of all ages.

The playground has an old-school feel, in a brilliant way. The colours blend in with the native vegetation surrounds and there’s some good old […]

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Princess Margaret Playground | A Black Forest Favourite | Review

Princess Margaret Playground |  Byron Rd & Canterbury Tce, Black Forest
by Catherine Leo
If your child is like mine and holds everyday things like trains, the postie, or a digger at work in high esteem then they will love coming to the Princess Margaret playground in Black Forest. Located next to railway tracks, you’ll have the […]

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Dora Gild Playground – Clarence Park | Hidden Shady Treasure | Review

Dora Gild Playground |  Churchill Ave, Clarence Park
by Catherine Leo
Not being on a major road, the Dora Gild Playground in Clarence Park is a bit of a hidden treasure that is already incredibly popular with locals but may not be known by many other Adelaideans.
Editor’s note: Since this review there have been some changes to the […]

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