Life In Geordieland

Your blog guide to NewcastleGateshead

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...

Rediscovering Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill

As much as I love discovering hidden gems and sampling new restaurants in and around Newcastle, there’s an old favourite that I find myself venturing back to time and time again. Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill never...

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...

Finally Feasting at Riley’s Fish Shack

I can’t even remember how long I’ve been promising myself that I’ll try out the food at Riley’s Fish Shack in Tynemouth… too long that’s for sure. I did join the queue one Saturday afternoon last year but got...

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...

Exploring Hadrian’s Wall Country by Train

*Collaboration Picturesque views, no traffic jams and no bickering over who’s going to be designated driver! What’s not to love about travelling by train? James and I enjoyed a wonderful day out by train recently when Northern got in...