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Adelaide Halloween Costume Guide

By Alicia Norton Halloween is once again just around the corner and like every year the pressure is on to come up with a unique costume that doesn’t break the bank. With that in mind, and not forgetting the fact that Halloween is supposed to be scary, may I present you my very own list […] Read more…

How to avoid becomming an adult

By Alicia Norton The moment that I realised I was turning into an adult – not in the legal sense but in the psychological sense, was not when I paid my first electricity bill, or when I committed to private health insurance. It was at 3am on a Sunday morning (Saturday night?), aged twenty six […] Read more…

10 People You’ll Meet at Adelaide Airport

By Alicia Norton The airport is a great melting pot of people, all mixing together with one key objective; to safely board a flying chunk of metal, without engaging in confronting communication with their fellow travellers. While it could be said that every airport around the world has the same old commuters passing through, Adelaide […] Read more…

TEN PEOPLE YOU’LL MEET IN ADELAIDE’S MAD MARCH

By Alicia Norton Adelaide’s Mad March brings people from ALL walks of life into our CBD. It’s a crazy montage of arty-farties/Clipsal car loving bogans/Adelaide Festival snobs and of course the occasional Festival Grinch! And we wouldn’t have it any other way… Which one are you? Image credit: Morgan Sette Photography 1. The Grassroots Fringe Artist […] Read more…

ALICIA AND SOPHIE’S FAVE PLACES

 By Hayley Pearson Meet Alicia – she’s our super funny Adelady blogger. She writes about her embarrassing dating life and hilarious observations about other South Australians. She’s awesome. Meet Sophie, she’s our “Bars Chick”. No, she doesn’t live in a bar, she just writes about all the wonderful bars that pop up on the streets of […] Read more…

10 ADELADIES YOU SHOULD SEE AT THE FRINGE

By Alicia Norton Have you looked around lately? You’d be crazy not to because this beautiful city of ours is absolutely BRIMMING with talent! With the Adelaide Fringe Festival taking over the town in the next few weeks, there’ll be endless chances to catch some of the best international and established performers for over a month – […] Read more…

HOW TO HAVE THE BEST NEW YEARS EVE EVER!

By Alicia Norton Every year, every damned year, the anticipation builds, the invitations start to roll in and you think to yourself; “I’m going to make this the best New Years Eve ever”. Best. New. Years. Eve. Ever. And it never happens, does it? Well I hate to say it — but the most overrated night […] Read more…

10 PEOPLE YOU’LL MEET CHRISTMAS SHOPPING IN ADELAIDE

By Alicia Norton Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year – in my opinion anyway. Basically it’s because I’m a child stuck in an adults’ body and glitter is my favourite accessory. While I don’t have any particular religious affiliations, I do strongly believe that cheese platters, champagne and gift giving are essential aspects of […] Read more…

MYTHS ABOUT ADELAIDE: THE TRUE AND THE FALSE

By Alicia Norton With rumours, myths and common misconceptions about our fair city — Adelaide residents have heard it all. We grew up living in a city whose signature dish is a meat pie floating in pea soup, and where our major road is designed to only go in one direction. We know that even […] Read more…

10 People You’ll Meet Climbing Mt Lofty‏

By Alicia Norton It’s the fitness trend that all of Adelaide seems to have embraced whole-heartedly; climbing Mount Lofty. Sure, it’s not as challenging as Everest (though if you tackle it after a big night out it certainly feels like it is), but just as busy! With many of us embracing healthier lifestyles, it’s no […] Read more…