Life In Geordieland

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5 Things I Learnt From The Great Exhibition of the North

On Sunday 9th September we said a fond farewell to The Great Exhibition of the North, the jam packed summer programme of events that shone a light on Northern achievements in art, design and innovation. Along with millions of others, I...

An Evening at Nova Seafood Restaurant and Grill in Newcastle

*Gifted When I was a little girl I would enter the supermarket in the most dramatic fashion, with my eyes closed, my hands over my nose, and pretending to gag, all because we had to walk past was the...

Camping with Kids at Carfest North in a VW Campervan from Lookers Van Centre Newcastle

*Collaboration The first time I managed to persuade James to camp at a music festival was in 2014, we headed to Kendal Calling with a car packed to the brim with all kinds of borrowed camping equipment, plus enough...

Top Ten Things To Do Along the North Tyneside Coast

*Sponsored The variety of things to see and do plus the ever growing list of amazing places to eat and drink draws me back to North Tyneside time and time again! The unspoilt coastline has some of the best...

Focussing on my Physical Health at Northern Bootcamp

*Collaboration For longer than I care to admit I have been eating and drinking what the hell I like without worrying about the consequences. For someone who does very little exercise, it was inevitable that the pounds would pile on...

The Night We Saw a Legend: Tom Jones Live in Alnwick

Tom Jones concert review

*Collaboration From the moment Tom Jones belted out the opening note to his first song last Friday night, James and I knew we were in the presence of a legend! We’ve been fortunate enough to see many huge stars...

Great Exhibition of the North – My Experience So Far

great exhibition of the north blog review

What Is Great Exhibition of the North? This is a question I’ve been asked so many times over the last few months as word has spread about the unique and exciting activities taking place across NewcastleGateshead. It hasn’t got...

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A Sunny Day in Sunderland with Tyne & Wear Metro

*Sponsored Me and The Metro Back in my student days at Sunderland Uni I was a regular on the Tyne & Wear Metro. Those bright yellow carriages would transport me to lectures, parties and days out, then after I graduated and got...