Life In Geordieland

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Rediscovering Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill

As much as I love discovering hidden gems and sampling new restaurants in and around Newcastle, there’s an old favourite that I find myself venturing back to time and time again. Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill never...

North East Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

Why are fellas so hard to buy for? When it comes to choosing gifts for my female friends and relatives I am never short of ideas but send me shopping for to buy a pressie for a man and...

Finally Feasting at Riley’s Fish Shack

I can’t even remember how long I’ve been promising myself that I’ll try out the food at Riley’s Fish Shack in Tynemouth… too long that’s for sure. I did join the queue one Saturday afternoon last year but got...

Visiting the Farne Islands During Puffin Season April – July

Full of character, completely captivating and oh so cute, it’s no wonder the puffin is one of the country’s favourite birds! Getting up close to these rare creatures is actually easier than you might think as every year they...

Exploring Hadrian’s Wall Country by Train

*Collaboration Picturesque views, no traffic jams and no bickering over who’s going to be designated driver! What’s not to love about travelling by train? James and I enjoyed a wonderful day out by train recently when Northern got in...

Alnwick Castle is Gearing Up for Summer House Sounds

The last few weekends have given us glimmers of sunshine in the North East, it’s still flipping freezing but  the brighter days have got me dreaming of summer. I am already planning lots of weekend adventures across the region...

A Guide to Newcastle’s Best Record Shops

I’ve always thought there’s something special about listening to music on a traditional record player, the crackle as the needle hits the vinyl, the beautiful artwork that adorns the sleeves, the physical interaction with the artist’s work is something...

Family Fun at Tyne Theatre and Opera House

*Collaboration I recently wrote about the plethora of theatres we have here in Newcastle and encouraged you to plan your own theatre break, but admittedly the venue I was least familiar with in my theatre guide was the Tyne...

A Weekend Break in Whitley Bay

*This post is sponsored by We Are North Tyneside Although I love holidays to far flung destinations I’m also a huge fan of staycations. When you’re lucky enough to live in a wonderful country such as England, it would...

Planning a Newcastle Theatre Break

Newcastle might not be the first English destination that springs to mind when you’re thinking of planning a theatre break but our compact city has a lot to offer and there’s not a night goes by that you can’t...