Tag: Adelaide

The last day of summer

The beach at Glenelg was surprisingly busy for a school night, but the unusual thirty degree April warmth brought people out for a last bathe in the ocean, or a last bathe (they say bake here) in the sun. Couples strolling across the square, cops cruising the prom, kids on skateboards, a semi-naked backpacker recharging

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Big showdown

Power v the Crows, Adelaide Oval The first major event at the Adelaide Oval after its $575 million makeover, sadly not the Rolling Stones- but for many South Australians something even more visceral than rock and roll: the return of Australian Rules Football. And what a return: both of South Australia’s national (AFL) league clubs:

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A civilised day

The smell of grass, warming sun, a cooling breeze, just a hint of autumn to come. It’s a haven from the mayhem and madness of Fringe, the gentle cadences of intelligent discourse and dialogue a murmuring under the trees. It must be Adelaide Writers’ Week. This is where the old (and I mean old) Adelaidian

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