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Amy Gillett Bikeway | Bike Riding | Review

A country bike ride along the Amy Gillett Bikeway
The Amy Gillett bikeway is a specially built bike trail which runs from Oakbank, through Woodside and Charleston to Mount Torrens in the Adelaide Hills. 
The bikeway was built to honour the memory of Amy Gillett, a member of the Australian women’s cycling team who was tragically killed […]

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Sand Sculptures | Hart’s Mill | Port Adelaide | Review | 2019

Sand Sculptures – The Jungle Book at Hart’s Mill, Port Adelaide
The Jungle Book themed Sand Sculptures are in a new location, undercover at the historic Hart’s Mill in Port Adelaide. This is great news for sand sculpture lovers as this means that the sculptures are not exposed to the elements as they have been in […]

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World Environment Fair | Adelaide Showground | Review 2017

The World Environment Fair is a great day out for all ages.
The World Environment Fair is based on the principles of sustainability and the conservation of animals and the environment. If you are interested in making even a small contribution to the planet, this is a great place to start to get some fantastic ideas and […]

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Mega Courts Indoor Sports | Windsor Gardens | Review 2017

Mega Courts Indoor Sports, Windsor Gardens – Review
For anyone who likes to bounce, jump, run or play with a ball, Megacourts is an inflatable and sports heaven!
I had fully intended to sit on a bench seat and watch my kids bounce themselves silly, instead, I found myself unable to resist and before long I too […]

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Mr Stink | Dunstan Theatre | Review | 20 May 2017

Mr Stink | Review
Based on the hugely popular book by David Walliams, the production of Mr Stink ticks all the boxes: a fabulous cast, fantastic set and a lovely story.
Don’t worry if you haven’t read the book version of Mr Stink – the same team that brought the 52 Storey Treehouse to Adelaide last year […]

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The 13 Storey Treehouse | Andy Griffiths| Book Review

The 13 Storey Treehouse Book Review
If you’ve been wondering what all the fuss is over the 13-Storey Treehouse series, written by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton, here’s the reason why – they are lots of FUN to read!
The first in the series introduces us to Andy and Terry – sound familiar? The author and illustrator […]

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Emily Loves to Bounce | Patch Theatre | Review

Emily Loves to Bounce | Review
The creative geniuses behind award-winning, internationally renowned Patch Theatre have once again managed to produce more brilliant theatre for children with Emily Loves to Bounce, loosely based on the book of the same name by Michael Stephen King. When Henry introduces Emily into Amy’s orderly world it becomes disrupted. However, it’s not […]

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SciWorld Spectacular Pop Up Science Centre | Adelaide Showgrounds | Jul 2016 | Review

SciWorld Spectacular Pop Up Science Centre – Review
The Ridley Centre at the Royal Adelaide Showgrounds was the ideal venue for the SciWorld Spectacular Pop Up Science Centre. As soon as we walked in the door, the kids were off exploring the scientific stations. With over 60 hands-on interactive exhibits from the Questacon “Fascinating Science” and “Science on […]

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The 52 Storey Treehouse Live on Stage! | Review

The 52 Storey Treehouse.
Leave your logic at the door because you certainly won’t need it for this show! The 52 Storey Treehouse written by authors Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton and adapted for stage by Richard Tulloch is full of fun, silly characters and plain nonsense, which is why it is so appealing for children (and adults)!
Terry […]

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Lost in a Forest | Pizza Place & Wine Lounge | Uraidla | Review

Lost in a Forest Wood Oven Pizza Place and Wine Lounge, Uraidla
If you are looking for warmth, fresh, wood-oven baked pizza and a relaxed atmosphere, take a little drive up Greenhill Rd to the newly opened Lost in a Forest Wood Oven Pizza Place and Wine Lounge in the quiet town of Uraidla. Lost in a Forest […]

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