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In many cases, puzzles are solved by an individual person.  However, solving puzzles and different types of word games in a group can also be extremely beneficial. In February 2015, the Clue Detective Puzzle Agency launched an online puzzle club at the Portarlington Neighbourhood House.  Members meet on a weekly basis where they solve puzzles to: Build their (individual and collective) general Read more…

The Clue Detective Puzzle Agency is delighted to learn of the recent research conducted by the Alzheimer’s Society through Kings College, London and its findings.  The research has found that doing regular brain training exercises can help to improve cognitive function in older people. The Clue Detective Puzzle Agency is passionate about promoting the benefits of solving puzzles to seniors, Read more…

We are all familiar with the popular saying “a busy mind is a happy one”, and there is strong support to the hypothesis that maintaining active cognitive function can help to ward off dementia in old-age, but how much truth is there in it? It’s surely also no surprise that millions of people across the world play brain training games Read more…

A great benefit ofsolving word puzzle games is that you improve your vocabulary. I have come across some words I had never seen before and I love being able to use them correctly in a sentence. Crossword and codeword puzzle games have woken in me a curiosity about language. Have they done the same for you? Here are some word Read more…

I don’t know how old you were when you started solving crosswords and other word puzzle games.  I was about 7, and it has formed an important part of my life.  I always enjoyed spelling at school and I was always encouraged by my parents and even my grandparents.  When I was in about Grade 1, my grandmother set me Read more…

Are you looking for new ways to expand your customer base and generate repeat business? The Clue Detective Puzzle Agency offers you innovative marketing solutions, enabling your business to reach out to a wider audience. Words are crucial in promoting your business.  Each industry is equipped with an inbuilt glossary of words that can be utilised, whether you are run a B&B, Read more…

At the Clue Detective Puzzle Agency we love building our vocabulary and word power through solving online crossword and codeword puzzles. We are never too old to learn new words, what they mean, and how they are spelt.   With this in mind we have come up with a new word game.  All you have to do is find the Read more…

While Alzheimers Australia states  “there is no sure way to prevent dementia…” they suggest a number of strategies you can put in place to your risk.  Together, they offer a holistic approach to good health and wellbeing.  At the Clue Detective Puzzle Agency, we have outlined them all for you below and show how solving puzzles can be integrated and provide an Read more…

As a proud Rotarian, I am very pleased to announce that the Clue Detective has joined forces with my club, the Rotary Club of Drysdale (District 9780) to raise funds using the medium of the puzzle. I recently came to the realisation, that I could devise a project to raise funds for Rotary, using the skills I have gained in my vocation as Read more…

The Clue Detective is very excited to have ‘landed’ in the libraries of the Shire of Campaspe. As a Campaspe Library borrower, you can now utilise the Clue Detective Online Puzzle Portal at any of the five Campaspe branches – Echuca, Rochester, Rushworth, Kyabram and Tongala.  It is also possible to gain access to the puzzle facility using your library card and Read more…

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