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David is a creative writer and freelance journalist.
He also enjoys travel and amateur photography.

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My WeekendNotes - 31
When visiting Naples, it is worth the 25km trip south to the ruins of Pompeii (you will sometimes see the modern spellin... [more]
Yes, it's expensive, but there is nothing quite like a holiday in the snow. That's especially true at places like Falls ... [more]
We first stayed at Bungaree Station many years ago, when our two sons were still on the small side – small enough to sti... [more]
There are very few parts of Australia that get snowflakes, and if you're from one of those places that never sees the wh... [more]
Modern life for you may be working, running a house-hold, or just trying to keep pace with the world. Whatever it means ... [more]
The beach at Somerton Park has more to offer than white sand and clear water. Situated mid-way between the, argua... [more]
One thing that makes a city vibrant is a thriving live music scene and the opportunity for local, up-and-coming artists ... [more]
A smooth bitumen track, suitable for walking or cycling, links Lynton with Belair and provides an alternative to dicing ... [more]
If you enjoy watching good tennis played by a selection of past greats and current world circuit players, but don't mind... [more]
07/01/2014 - 09/01/2014
Ah, the Renaissance – those were the days, when Luca Pitti in Firenze (Florence) could build himself a home fit for roya... [more]
Since 2009, when Western Australian Steve Andrews made a lone motorcycle ride around Australia, his vision to raise awar... [more]
17/08/2013 - 22/08/2013
If you have arrived at Clare from the south, you will have passed – or stopped at – a huge number of top-class wineries ... [more]
The busy section of King William Road at Hyde Park has long been a place to browse, to shop, to eat, or to grab a coffee... [more]
It's footy season again. Cricket has moved aside from its prime position in the sports pages – same as every year. ... [more]
17/02/2013 - 30/09/2013
To describe The Devotea's Pop Up Tea Shop as offering green, white and black teas is far too simplistic a description of... [more]
It's almost that time of year again. WOMAD (World Of Music And Dance) returns to Adelaide in March 2013 for its twen... [more]
08/03/2013 - 11/03/2013
The Gov is one of Adelaide's premier live music venues. On Saturday night 8th December 2012 the main concert area will h... [more]
While no visit to Port Elliot would be complete without a trip to the famous bakery, high on the list for any stay shoul... [more]
If you walk into this movie without realising it is based on a play by William Shakespeare, and do not expect to hea... [more]
20/01/2012 - 31/03/2012
BecJM and Ellington's Heirs reprise their 2011 hit show Swinging Thru' WW2, featuring swing music from the 1940s, as par... [more]
10/03/2012 - 18/03/2012
When I first walked into S.E. Waite & Son at Norwood, many years ago, as a short-cut from a car park at its rear through... [more]
Located just south of Victoria Square in the city, La Trattoria has been satisfying the hunger of locals and tourists si... [more]
For more than a century and a half, the Bath Hotel has been part of the Norwood scene and its interior modernisation in ... [more]
The usual response you get when you tell people you're going to The Place Next Door is the obvious question "Next door t... [more]
Oven roasted salmon with roasted kiffler potato, broccolini and dill butter. The Place Next Door Cafe in Burnside has... [more]
Port Elliot is one of the most scenic places in South Australia. This photo overlooks part of Horseshoe Bay and was t... [more]
Eat on Glen Osmond, in Eastwood, has that rare combination of ingredients for anyone wanting lunch-time fare during the ... [more]
Each year during March a number of events take place in Adelaide and there is something for everyone. The diversity is... [more]
24/02/2012 - 18/03/2012
Can you think of an activity that involves fitness, relaxation or team sports? Chances are you will find it at the Black... [more]
Preceded by plenty of hype, the T20 KFC Big Bash League hit town as the newly-formed Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Ren... [more]
18/12/2011 - 21/03/2012
Love reading? Or maybe regular get-togethers to 'supposedly' discuss the book you’re all 'supposed' to have read over th... [more]