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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 CΓ΄te d’Azur, discovered hidden waterfalls in Cyprus and explored the winding...

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...

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...