Adelaide Fringe

fringe_logo Once every two years Adelaide come alive with The Adelaide Fringe festival. This year it ran from February 22 – March 17, at the same time as the Adelaide festival and the Clipsal 500 car race. Adelaide hadn’t seen this much action in years. Here are a few of the best shows I saw, including some mp3 recordings.

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Bogsnes – the name and the farm

Bogsnes is an old Norwegian name that has taken many spellings up through the years. The last part of the name comes from the large headland (nes) where the farm Bogsnes is located on the isthmus (eid). The first part of the name comes from old Norse ‘bugr’ (meaning bending), or in its genitive case ‘bugs’ (bøying). This is a word often used in toponyms where a bay is created by a curve (or bend) in the coastline. Continue reading