Life In Geordieland

Your blog guide to NewcastleGateshead

My Newcastle City Break with Hotel Indigo

I feel very lucky to live in the wonderful city that is Newcastle upon Tyne but after calling this place home for over a decade, I can’t remember the last time I wandered around the Toon at a tourist’s...

Blackfriars – Newcastle’s Oldest Restaurant is Better than Ever!

I’m sure there’s a saying about the old ones being the best, whoever said it might not have been referring to restaurants but it seems to apply to Blackfriars. This unique eatery is set within a 13th century Dominican friary...

Are These The Best Music Festivals and Outdoor Gigs in the North East this Summer?

If you’ve ever attended a British music festival, you’ll know that despite the unpredictable weather there really is something magical about standing in a field with thousands of like music lovers enjoying a weekend of hedonism! I can even overlook...

A Guide to Newcastle’s Best Record Shops

I’ve always thought there’s something rather 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...

The Perfect Girl’s Day Out at intu Metrocentre

tips for visiting metrocentre near newcastle

An afternoon of gossip, cocktails and retail therapy with the girls… I doubt there’s a greater way to spend a Saturday afternoon; Especially when the chance to indulge in this much loved pastime is such a rarity! So when three of...