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The Speed Cubers: more than just a documentary about solving a Rubik’s Cube

The Speed Cubers: more than just a documentary about solving a Rubik’s Cube

Netflix has just premiered the quirky documentary, The Speed Cubers, one of those hidden gems the popular streaming service offers from time to time. If you think The Speed Cubers is just a documentary about a bunch of brainiacs competing in a colourful, hands-on, pseudo Mathletics championship and filming it for YouTube, you’ll be surprised by what you actually get, which is more of story about friendship, rivalry and finding one’s place.

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Woodhouse Activity Centre Review: Day, Play or Stay!

Woodhouse Activity Centre Review: Day, Play or Stay!

Have you heard of Woodhouse Activity Centre? Chances are, if you haven’t, you and your kids are missing one heck of an outdoor adventure! We stayed for a weekend and got stuck into all the activities Woodhouse has to offer, and we’ve got everything you need to know!

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Are you watching The Babysitters Club reboot on Netflix with your kids?

Are you watching The Babysitters Club reboot on Netflix with your kids?

The Netflix adaptation we have all been waiting for (or is that just me…?) is here. That’s right; The Babysitters Club, a book series made absolute cult classic by Ann M Martin, absolutely beloved by girls the world over, has had a reboot and is available to stream on Netflix, and let’s just say, we’re excited.

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BOOK REVIEW: THE GOOD TURN BY DERVIA MCTIERNAN

BOOK REVIEW: THE GOOD TURN BY DERVIA MCTIERNAN

Title: The Good Turn By: Dervla McTiernan Publisher: Harper Collins Review by Kate Younie @Big_little_words Galway Garda Peter Fisher is called to the scene of a reported kidnapping. An amateur video has captured the violent abduction of a young girl. Under the...

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BOOK REVIEW: JUST AN ORDINARY FAMILY BY FIONA LOWE

BOOK REVIEW: JUST AN ORDINARY FAMILY BY FIONA LOWE

Title: Just An Ordinary Family Author: Fiona Lowe Publisher: Harper Collins Book Review by Kate Younie @Big_little_words Alice is jobless and broken hearted in Melbourne. She decides to return to her seaside hometown of Kurnai Bay, where her family still reside. Her...

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BOOK REVIEW: RIPTIDES BY KIRSTEN ALEXANDER

BOOK REVIEW: RIPTIDES BY KIRSTEN ALEXANDER

Riptides by Kirsten Alexander Penguin Random House Australia Cost: $32.99 Words: 227 Review by Kate Younie @Big_little_words In the Queensland summer of 1974 Abby Campbell and her brother Charlie reluctantly drive to their father’s farm. Rain is belting down and they...

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A Word from Dad

A Word from Dad

Jake Dean is a writer, surfer and bibliophile who’s counting down the days to take his six-month-old boy, Koa, for his first wave. Follow him on Twitter @JakeJDean. A Word from… Dad By Jake Dean If you’d told me a year ago I’d be a parenting columnist, I would have...

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Do your KIDDO’S have 20/20 visions?

Do your KIDDO’S have 20/20 visions?

I Spy with My Little Eye; is a game that has been used by parents for generations and while it can help wile away the hours on a long car trip or entertain a testy toddler in a doctor’s surgery, it is also a great reminder to us as parents to think about our...

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REVIEW: Feel The Heat At Circus Rio

REVIEW: Feel The Heat At Circus Rio

Feel the heat at Circus Rio The only circus I’ve ever experienced firsthand is the one haphazardly performed daily in my living room as I attempt to get the kids ready for school in the morning, so when invited to attend Circus Rio, I was excited to find out what a...

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LIVE REVIEW: Sarah & Duck’s Big Top Birthday

LIVE REVIEW: Sarah & Duck’s Big Top Birthday

LIVE REVIEW – Sarah & Duck’s Big Top Birthday When you’re a parent there are kids shows that are barely tolerated and some that are truly loved. Sarah and Duck has always been a family favourite, so when we heard about the live show coming to town we were...

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REVIEW: Sir Scallywag & the Golden Underpants

REVIEW: Sir Scallywag & the Golden Underpants

REVIEW: Sir Scallywag & the Golden Underpants: Family Concert If ever I was going to be enticed into accompanying my two six-year-old children to an afternoon with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, it would be when there are bum jokes involved. I’m sorry, but...

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Jake Dean: A Word From Dad

Jake Dean: A Word From Dad

Dad Words I’m beginning to realise two things with these reviews. One, is I pretty much smash ’em all out with a glass of shiraz next to my laptop, mere hours from deadline after my boy’s gone to sleep. And two, man, I’m no longer any good at keeping up with new...

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Vy’s Review: Volvo XC60 T5 Inscription

Vy’s Review: Volvo XC60 T5 Inscription

Supremely Sleek Wheels Mum of 3, Vy, is the perfect candidate to review Volvo’s premium XC60 T5. With little ones who love playing sport, she knows what to look for in a family car. Her top priorities are safety, spaciousness and design. Vy heard that the Volvo...

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Jake Dean: A Word From Dad

Jake Dean: A Word From Dad

Happy 2018, fellas! Not much to report here. I’m just slowly melting on the couch, the lawn looks like someone’s left it in the oven and my little tacker has just clocked eight months on Planet Earth. They grow up so fast *wipes away tear*. Refresher: this is the...

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