An ABC Kids 90s Flashback

Film and TV, Pop Culture, Spultured

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It’s all come back, the A for Apple, B for Bee and the C for Carrot… This video has made me realise just how good I had it as a kid.

I’ll just leave these quotes with you.

“And I said HEY! What a wonderful kind of day..”

“Postman Pat, Postman Pat, Postman Pat and his black and white cat…”

“Have you ever, ever felt like this…”

“For your big fat information this is our imagination…”

“We love our bread, we love our butter…”

Gone are the days of watching our koala friend Blinky Bill running a muck.

Gone are the days of Daria reading Sick Sad World.

Gone are the days of those goddamn Bananas in Pajamas chasing teddy bears.

Gone are the days of Fireman Sam saving the day.

Gone are the days of Brum terrorising the streets and sneaking back into the garage.

Oh dear lord, childhood, you were amazing!

How can you forget shows like Trap DoorBabarBudgie the Little HelicopterRocko’s Modern Life,Where’s Wally? and Spot

Not only has this made me realise I should have never grown-up, but that I have always had a tender love for cars. I mean, how many other girls would love Thomas the Tank EngineNoddyBrum and Postman Pat?

Here’s the video folks. Sorry, but we couldn’t embed it. If you’re having a bad day, you’re about to get the biggest grin going on.

Adelaide… So Hot Right Now

Australian V8 Supercars, Pop Culture, Spultured

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At this point in time, Adelaide is the place to be. Not only is the weather fantastic and the people super friendly, but also the events taking place at the moment are taking over the city – and if you’re from another state, why not come down!

The Adelaide Fringe (14 February – 16 March)

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You’ll be lining up for hours – but once you are in The Garden of Unearthly Delights, you’ll understand why.

Full of live music, comedy acts, dancing and bars, it’s a beautiful place to be and it’s held right in the heart of the city, ironically right next to the Clipsal 500 circuit (because you know, Adelaide is tiny).

Entry into the garden is free, but head onto their website to check out Fringe Tix and find a stage show to check out!

Clipsal 500 Adelaide (27 February – 2 March)

 

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One of the biggest motor racing events in Australia kicks off today and the city streets will rumble of the sweet notes of V8 Supercar racing.

Not only will there be live racing from V8 Supercars and support categories, but musicians too will rock the place, including Bliss n Eso, Empire of the Sun, Kimbra, Guy Sebastian and Keith Urban.

There is live entertainment throughout the whole weekend and also great food, grid girls and fast-paced racing! Tickets are still available here.

Soundwave Festival (1 March)

 

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The Soundwave Festival never fails to please, with two of the greatest rock bands of the 90s, Green Day and The Living End, to headline this year.

Held down at Adelaide’s Bonython Park, it’s a great place to grab a beer and attend a mosh so you scream until your lungs bleed.

Other main bands playing include Avenged Sevenfold, Alice In Chains, A Day To Remember, Korn, Panic! At The Disco and many more, with tickets still available.

WOMADelaide (7 – 10 March)

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One of the nation’s favourite outdoor festivals, with a great atmosphere and friendly vibe for all ages to enjoy.

WOMAD is run over four days, in Adelaide’s Botanic Park in the city, featuring performances and workshops over seven stages, including music from the world’s best contemporary and traditional musicians.

Adelaide Cup (10 March)

 

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Not just a public holiday for uni students. The Adelaide Cup is the perfect place to get all dressed up and win some dollars betting on the horses with the best names.

Only a few minutes drive outside the city located at the Morphettville Racecourse, with punters and racing enthusiasts entertained by the Group 2 race of the day, the Yallambee Stud Classic, the Group 3 RN Irwin Stakes and the Group 3 Auraria Stakes.

Future Music Festival (10 March)

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Being an obsessive fan of Pharrell Williams, Future is going to go off this year. And not to mention the likes of Deadmau5, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Eric Prydz, Cut Copy, Rudimental and many more performing live, in Adelaide!

The festival will be held March 10 in Adelaide’s Showgrounds, with tickets still available.

We also have a new oval…

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So, you inter-staters think Adelaide is boring, hey? I’d like to see you hold onto those little savings of yours at this time of year. This is why we are called “The Festival State.”

The Bloke’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

Pop Culture, Spultured

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Well, it’s that time of year again and you’re thinking, “What the hell does this Valentine’s Day shit”mean? To be honest – no one really knows. Yet, of course, the retail chains L-O-V-E to take advantage of this non-holiday event.

But more importantly, you’re thinking, does my girl even care? Coming from a tomboy like myself, yes, oh God, she definitely does.

So here are some tips.

She will tell you that she doesn’t care.
Earth-to-man, she really does dig this day, and she’s just saying that so she doesn’t look selfish.

Just buy something.
If she’s not too materialistic, she won’t care if it’s just a photo frame with you in it. Girls aren’t as complex as you think.

Tell her she’s beautiful.
This is something guys struggle to do, and it’s gentlemen like – think brownie points. Plus, it’s better than calling her sex-muffin.

If you’re single, get out of the friend-zone.
This is the time, don’t be a pussy; what’s the worst she could do? I mean, she could say no, but at least you can crawl back into that friend-zone you just tried to escape.

Look and smell nice.
If you’re a tradie, make the extra effort to go home and trade in the fluoro for a nice button-up shirt with a squirt of cologne, that way when you’re running late, she can forgive you because you look better than usual.

Don’t be cliché.
The worst thing you can do to a girl is freak her out, so if you’re thinking of popping the question with a bottle of champagne to a girl you’ve known for ten-minutes, just don’t.

Remind her of an event.
Something very extreme for guys to do, but just think how nice it would be to go down to the beach where you guys had your first date, or whatever.

Don’t freak out.
Just show your affection more on this day than ever. That way she can brag to everyone and all-that-jazz.

Nervous? Yeah, good.
This shows you actually care about this girl. And if you do love her, just be yourself and do something nice. I generally report motorsport for Spultured, so don’t question my theories… they will work.

I am still female and I can be your cupid on Twitter if you follow @LorenHazelwood.

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