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‘Never Give Up’ – The Best Escape Room Game in Newcastle?

*collaboration I’m not sure whether it’s the part of the 90’s revival (who didn’t love the Crystal Maze?) or a genius invention to get us all away from our screens for a while but the recent craze of escape...

5 Ideas for Date Nights in Newcastle

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner I thought I would pull together a little list of some of my favourite places for date night. Newcastle is such a sensual city, full of beautiful buildings, romantic restaurants and big...

North Tyneside’s Hidden Gems

*This post is sponsored by ‘We Are North Tyneside’ During my pre-Christmas shopping spree in North Tyneside I couldn’t help but notice some of the other unique and quirky attractions in the area. From cute coffee shops to tranquil...

Bongo’s Bingo – What’s It Really Like?

It’s the bonkers phenomenon that has taken the world by storm, from Ibiza to Dubai, transforming the traditional image of bingo for millions of people! Since making its Tyneside debut last year, Bongo’s Bingo has gained a reputation for...

10 North East Events Not To Be Missed in 2018

For a moment I contemplated the idea of writing a post titled ‘2018 Things to Enjoy in the North East in 2018’, then I gave myself a shake, not because I’d be short of ideas, far from it, but...

It Wouldn’t Be a Geordie Christmas Without…

This year will be my 14th Christmas with my other half James who is a born and bred Geordie. During the festive season we try and divide our time between Rochdale (where I’m originally from) and Newcastle so we...

Festive Afternoon Tea at Jesmond Dene House (Plus your chance to win!)

*Gifted My tree is finally up, most of the gifts have been bought and wrapped and I have even survived my work Christmas party (just)! So a visit to Jesmond Dene House for festive afternoon tea last weekend was...

Shop till You Drop in North Tyneside

*Collaborative¬†Post with ‘We Are North Tyneside’ I love a bit of retail therapy and although I know I can rely on my old favourites in Newcastle city centre and intu Metrocentre in Gateshead, it’s nice to unearth new and...