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“The Original Open Market”, Beach Rd, Christies Beach.

Every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month (8:00AM – 1:00PM) but I hadn’t been to “Christies” for a while. And it was humming, lovely weather plenty of stalls including a row of produce: specialist avocados, honey etc plus general fruit and veg. Lots of what appeared...

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“Lou’s Shack”, Aldinga: on Old Port Rd, just near the entrance to the Eco Village. I had been to “Lou’s Shack” previously but now, in the hunt for vinyl, I made a more committed visit. Lou is a really amiable bloke with a wonderful, small shop (limited opening hours...

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Model Railway Display at Unley Civic Library

Another absolute cracker from the Unley library service, really well attended by a very appreciative audience, young and old. South Australian N Gauge* Society had their N scale model railway layout ‘Portland’ on display at the Unley Civic Library for three days...

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“Knives out”, Capri Cinema

Friends over for dinner then headed across the road for a “Cheap Tuesday”  nine o’clock session. Daniel Craig like you’ve never seen him in a “who dunnit?”, which turns into a “how dunnit?”. A cast studded with “vets” (the aforementioned Craig, Jamie Lee Curtis,...

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David Sedaris, Dunstan Playhouse.

Sedaris has an unusual performance method, he reads from scripts: bits from books he’s written (13,000,000 sold so far), essays printed in various periodicals, scripts in preparation and observations etc. He’s a funny guy, wry might be a better discussion: there’s a...

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Monster trucks?

I’m not really a fan of monster trucks. But I have a four year old great nephew who is. Really is, he is rarely without a toy one in his hand in his waking hours and he sleeps with a model of the “Scooby Do” truck. He likes them a lot. When said “Scooby Do” appeared...

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Gepps Cross Trash & Treasure

What I remembered as being “Trash and Treasure with produce market” is now “Produce Market with trash and treasure”, not a lot of use to me but plenty of takers. Lots of specialist growers / sellers, last time I saw a market stall that only sold kang-kang was just...

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