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Super Grainger Market!

I’ve been a huge fan of the Grainger Market ever since I moved to Newcastle. This bustling covered market hall has been providing locals and visitors with an eclectic shopping experience since 1835. Tradition is still at its heart...

5 of My Favourite Hidden Gems in Newcastle

Newcastle is bursting with hidden gems, I could write a book on all the cute little coffee shops, independent businesses and quirky buildings that are just waiting to be discovered off the beaten track. Although, seeing as this blog...

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...

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...

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...