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Dave is Adelaide born but has travelled much of Australia and Europe. He enjoys travel and the outdoors, and loves good food and wine.
He is assisted in many of his reviews by two clever canines.

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My WeekendNotes - 1055 - Page 13
The Adelaide Zoo and Splash Adelaide are joining forces to bring Adelaide a brilliant school holiday activity for ch... [more]
14/04/2013 - 26/04/2013
Benjamin Herschel Babbage was quite an extraordinary man. Born in England in 1815, he was the eldest son of Charles... [more]
The suburb name Blackwood originally came about in the mid 1800's because of the dark colouring of local native tree... [more]
Organisations around the State have been busy organising Youth Week activities from April 5-14. You can find the st... [more]
05/04/2013 - 14/04/2013
The Skate Park on Avenue Road at Cumberland Park is a popular one for skate enthusiasts. Not only skateboard and... [more]
At the Fork on the Road at The Depot in March there were five virgin food trucks among the crowd of the longer estab... [more]
The Sturt River starts in the leafy Upper Sturt area of the Adelaide Hills, and meanders down through three local co... [more]
Minkarra Park is truly a park that has something for everyone in the family. I originally noticed the park becaus... [more]
Following on from the exotic and high flying exhibition Feathers Exhibition at Format Gallery in Adelaide, curator Kat... [more]
09/04/2013 - 09/05/2013
There's a town in the Adelaide Hills that is far better known to motor cyclists than other people in Adelaide. ... [more]
The first thing you need to know about Law Week is that it isn't. In SA, Law Week is incorporated into Law and J... [more]
06/05/2013 - 31/05/2013
The Wirrarninthi Interpretive Trail is a tranquil walk through part of Wirrarninthi (or Park 23) in Adelaide's south... [more]
When fellow writer Yin-Yin Ow mentioned seeing an Eastern European restaurant in Adelaide's western suburbs my inter... [more]
North Terrace had seldom been used as an event venue until the spectacularly successful Adelaide Night Market changed ... [more]
01/04/2013 - 30/06/2013
Years ago jobs in government meant having a Career. A public servant was Respected. And at the end of a long and... [more]
Ok so some of you are already having party withdrawal symptoms now that the Adelaide Fringe has fled. But life as we ... [more]
Cars and music have long been a popular combination, even well before The Cars released their successful first album... [more]
Many of us are breathing a long sigh of relief after mad March and its Fringe frenzy. So many choices and so lit... [more]
01/04/2013 - 30/04/2013
Most people know that Australia has its own spy and security services called ASIO and ASIS. Since 9/11 these agen... [more]
Street Art has an enormous worldwide following these days, and not just from younger people. There is a recogniti... [more]
20/04/2013 - 02/06/2013
Tracing your ancestors can be a fascinating, if at times frustrating experience. Records can be hard to locate (i... [more]
16/03/2013 - 16/04/2013
About Time is South Australia's annual history festival, bringing us a chance to peek into the past and experience h... [more]
01/05/2013 - 31/05/2013
When I do a walking tour of Port Adelaide with my eyes in the sky (looking above shop canopies), I often think that ... [more]
For those of us who don't live in the Adelaide Hills, taking a drive on the freeway can be a novelty. Extra preca... [more]
While many people know about the SA Aviation Museum and its open cockpit days, not everyone knows there is another a... [more]
South Australians have a long history of being enthralled by air shows. When I was a kid we loved the Edinburgh ... [more]
Adelaide has been a happening city during the warmer months, with a huge range of events and activities sponsored by... [more]
For around one hundred years Chapman's Smallgoods was an icon for the small Adelaide Hills town of Nairne. Ne... [more]
As we all grow more used to living our lives online, the impetus to talk to real people in real life has changed in some... [more]
Find me a child who doesn't enjoy a treasure hunt, and I will show you one who enjoys the rich flavour of pork pies.... [more]
05/03/2013 - 17/04/2013
Semaphore is one of the most popular beaches in Adelaide, and on a summer day you will find crowds of people enj... [more]
Before I get into any trouble from readers, I should clarify the title - this article is about railway stations... [more]
I think most have us have a sneaking curiosity about what lies behind closed doors. It doesn't matter whether it'... [more]
04/05/2013 - 05/05/2013
If you haven't ventured out yet to see what a buzz the Adelaide Fringe has brought to town, then now is the time... [more]
01/03/2013 - 31/03/2013
Waymouth Street has always created its own buzz, especially if the boss didn't come back from lunch on a Friday afte... [more]
22/02/2013 - 08/03/2013
Every Sunday will be Family Day at buzzing new hub The Depot during this year's Adelaide Fringe Festival. Located jus... [more]
17/02/2013 - 17/03/2013
Okay, possibly I'm being a bit naughty here as there are actually FOUR bands playing at this concert... BUT, I have b... [more]
Semaphore is no stranger to parties, and the location of the Latin Festival at Semaphore will be known to many readers. ... [more]
In 2013 I was invited to the launch of Dulcie's Shop of Real Opportunity, a new concept for fundraising in Adelaide.... [more]
From caravans to buses (not forgetting food trucks), there's a theme of mobility driving through this year's Fringe Fes... [more]
17/02/2013 - 18/03/2013
Revisit the movies through a collection of movie soundtracks performed live by Woodville Concert Band as the sun sets at... [more]
Adelaide is learning to be more creative with disused buildings that are scattered around the city and suburbs. R... [more]
Ever since I was a kid I have enjoyed going "down the Bay". It provides a magical mix of experiences that are se... [more]
15/02/2013 - 17/03/2013
The Fringe Festival is back again, and the arts enthusiasts of Adelaide are busily choosing which shows to see, and ... [more]
If you've wandered about Adelaide recently you can hardly have missed noticing that Adelaide restaurants are facing so... [more]
Way back in the 1990's some entrepreneurs had a vision of operating heritage trains out of Tailem Bend as an SA touris... [more]
Tailem Bend is probably seen more often as a transit town for travellers than a tourist destination. That is a pity re... [more]
Before visiting Old Tailem Town to write about it recently, I decided to call in to the Visitor Information Centre... [more]
Thankfully the days are long gone when the only choice for a meat pie was a boring old Balfours pie that had been in t... [more]
Food markets should be all about local fresh food, and there are few markets where the food is more local than Urrbr... [more]
Adelaide has a fantastic collection of museums at Port Adelaide - the Maritime Museum, the SA Aviation Museum, ... [more]
My previous article on Adelaide's Most Unusual Houses attracted a lot of interest, so I have been busily hunting ev... [more]
Everyone can now breathe a sigh of relief as the Tour Down Under ends. Lycra lovers disappear back into the... [more]
01/02/2013 - 28/02/2013
Old Tailem Town is a pioneer village - a town re-created to be a museum of life in the early years of the twenti... [more]
Like Christmas, Valentine's Day creeps up and hits us when we least expect it. All of a sudden, your friends st... [more]
For over 60 years Australia has had a love affair with Holden cars. Ever since the first FX Holden was rolled out... [more]
It is quite common at London railway stations to have a cafe where hurried commuters can quickly grab a coffee and s... [more]
Judging by the popularity of food related articles on Weekend Notes, many of our readers are very enthusiastic about... [more]
23/02/2013 - 24/02/2013
At the top end of Greenhill Road, and hidden discreetly by a discouraging series of No through Road signs lies a rat... [more]
From January 7-25, The Maritime Museum has a special school holiday show called Ghosts of Memory Cove. It's the story... [more]
07/01/2013 - 25/01/2013
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