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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...

24 Hours in Newcastle

In the last couple of years I’ve topped up my tan in Thailand, skied black runs in Bulgaria and Austria, ate my body weight in cheese in the Côte d’Azur, discovered hidden waterfalls in Cyprus and explored the winding...

A Family Day Out at Life Science Centre in Newcastle

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If you’re a regular reader you’ll know that I am a very proud Auntie and love spending time with my nieces and nephews. Jack and Emily have featured on my blog several times, a trip to Newcastle is like...

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...

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...

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...