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My WeekendNotes - 42
I've been writing about playgrounds and reserves in Adelaide for a while now, always with the help of my pre-teen childr... [more]
In the past, etiquette was a relatively easy concept to understand. Manners, politeness, treating others well was a ... [more]
As part of the Gaza Sports and Community club redevelopment a new family area has been built next to the sports ground o... [more]
12 km north-east of Adelaide is a wonderful park ready for everyone to explore. Set on 362 hectares, it is a glorious na... [more]
Hidden away in the backstreets of Gilles Plains is a little reserve that offers a quiet get away from it all. Found o... [more]
Over the past few months, the Adelaide City Council has relocated and updated the Bonython Playground in Bonython Park. ... [more]
Along the Brighton foreshore, near the jetty, and in the Brighton Surf Life Saving Clubrooms are examples of the works e... [more]
23/01/2013 - 03/02/2013
South East of Bendigo's city centre there is a magnificent reserve situated around a large reservoir. This is Kennington... [more]
Tucked away in the back streets of Highbury, this small park at the junction of Observation Drive, Reids Road and Lindsa... [more]
Tucked away in the back streets of Hope Valley, this small park on Pantowora Drive is a quiet place, ideal for taking a ... [more]
Financial pressures have become greater, it seems, in recent times. Fees, charges and taxes seem to be increasing all th... [more]
In the heart of Dernancourt is this small, but widely used reserve. If you visit when school is out, then you will nearl... [more]
This little-known playground and reserve is nestled in behind the Gilles Plains Shopping Centre, barely a three minute w... [more]
For something different, if you enjoy a bit of nature, why not try going to Parkinson Avenue, off Parsons Road in Dernan... [more]
Valley View Reserve is a very nice green area in the heart of the suburbs. As the sign on the rock says, the Reserve... [more]
Christmas. While I've already looked at music, films and pop culture, another part of Christmas is the written word. ... [more]
Behind St Agnes Shopping Centre (on North East Rd, St Agnes) is a small park and playground that my children love going ... [more]
Christmas songs are very hit or miss. There are some people who dislike the never-ending cycle of Christmas Carols t... [more]
On Weekend Notes, Christmas and Christmas activities feature big. I've even written about bad Christmas movies and b... [more]
Ah, superheroes. That staple of comic books for decades, going through peaks and troughs of movie making for just as lon... [more]
Situated on the corner of Mackinnon Parade in North Adelaide, the Soldiers Garden is a small corner of the world, filled... [more]
Professional wrestling. What do you think of when you hear that term? Over-muscled guys dressed in spandex who couldn... [more]
On Tarton Road, Holden Hill, this small park is a small diversion if you find yourself in the area. It consists of a ... [more]
On Pitwater Drive, Windsor Gardens, Beefacres Reserve (beside the Beefacres Community Hall) is a very pleasant park besi... [more]
Situated in the middle of Tea Tree Gully on Parkview Drive, Callitris Reserve is a designated Fauna and Flora Reserve, m... [more]
In popular culture, there is never a shortage of truly bad, odd or off-the-wall examples of nearly anything you can thin... [more]
Slightly out of the way, at 804 North East Road, Modbury, is a small gem of a playground and park. The play equipment... [more]
Nestled off Bentley Drive in Holden Hill, behind the Holden Hill Community Centre and the Holden Hill Kindergarten, Bent... [more]
It's almost that time of the year again! When people all over the Western world at least pay lip service to the holi... [more]
Situated on Balmoral Road, Dernancourt, Balmoral Reserve has recently undergone a make-over so that it is now an all-in-... [more]
Set between Grand Junction Road and Tasman Avenue, Gilles Plains, the Tasman Avenue Playground is a newer playground on ... [more]
The Geoffrey Street Playground at Valley View is a small playground that seems to have been designed with younger childr... [more]
Bordered by Morawa Avenue, Tasman Avenue and Newcombe Drive, Morawa Reserve in Gilles Plains is an informal sporting res... [more]
Tucked away in the corner of Brougham Drive and Pauls Drive, Valley View, the Valley View Playground is a small play are... [more]
Tucked in on the other side of Dry Creek from the Valley View Par 3 Golf Course, and overlooked by the ovals of the Vall... [more]
The debut novel by Adelaide author Margaret Visciglio, The Blue Roses Of Orroroo is a humorous look at the life of a wom... [more]
Most South Australians have heard of Monarto Zoo, the largest open-area zoo in the southern hemisphere. The range of ani... [more]
Did you know that gold was mined in the Adelaide Hills? I have to say, I thought I'd heard something about it, but I did... [more]
Want something free to do with the kids that will get them away from the city? Try Kuitpo Forest, near Meadows in the Ad... [more]
Nestled in beside the railway line at Millswood, SASMEE Park is an inexpensive, fun day out for the family. The South... [more]
Want to try something different on a Saturday night? Have you considered professional wrestling? Forget about the 1980s/... [more]