When it comes time to spending a few days in Adelaide – whether as a kickoff point for the Barossa Valley or to explore the city itself – there’s only one hotel you should consider calling home: The Watson. This place has all the things you’d expect from a first-class hotel – magical Adelaide Hills views, rooms overlooking the CBD, and a concierge service that’ll cater to your every need. But The Watson is so much more than a regular hotel.
Pipe Guy is one of Adelaide’s most famous street musicians. Though, instead of heading to the city’s Rundle Mall with a guitar, this guy sets up a set of PVC pipes and a pair of flip flops to play for the masses. What kind of music can pipes and flip flops create?
Whenever you head down to your local grocery store, you expect to see an array of fresh food that will keep long enough for you to chow down on it once it’s home. But what if you turned up and all of the produce was rotten? Well that’s exactly what happened to those people who […]
As you should all know by now Aēsop is one of my favourite brands; amazing products, amazing philosophy and amazing stores. My absolute favourite store, though, would have to be their wondrous Adelaide space which has a roof made out of recycled bottles. Designed by Melbourne’s March Studios, the bottles are arranged into a wave […]
Hitting Adelaide this Friday is the twentieth anniversary of WOMADelaide. Just one more year until it’s legally allowed to drink in the USA. How exciting! WOMADelaide brings together innovative musical artists from around the world, with a lean towards the folksy end of the spectrum.
Adelaide commuters are in for a little extra entertainment this month thanks to what may be the world’s smallest movie theatre in the form of a bus shelter. A brainchild of Clemenger BBDO, the mini-cinema features authentic theatre seating, curtains and a projector showing screenings each evening at 9pm. It has been transformed to promote […]
Australian-based illustrator Sarah Beetson has her third solo exhibition, You Are Not What You Eat, beginning in Adelaide next month, as part of the Fringe Festival. It will then move onto Melbourne in March.
Wolf and Cub are back with a brand new single and after listening to it, I feel like I should be out in the streets, warning my neighbours of the apocalypse. The song is huge, forceful, damming and painfully exciting. Joel Byrne’s half-drawl, half-howl proclaims the end, while (in true Wolf and Cub) the drums […]
I encountered Ellen Carey on my first and only ever trip to Adelaide. She appeared at the side of the stage to sing back up vocals for another local band. Her appearance was brief but I remember being enthralled by her eerie voice and brilliant white dress. On further enquiry I was told the mysterious female in the shadows was a member of an outfit named Birth Glow.