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Days Out by Bus with Go North East

*AD As much as I love my little Figaro car, it is often more practical and far less stressful to plan days out by bus, especially when the family come to visit. If you haven’t been on board a...

19 Places to Visit With Your Dog In and Around Newcastle

My boyfriend and I have talked about getting a puppy for years but the dream finally became a reality when I recently started working for myself from home. Meet Pat… he’s a wire haired fox terrier and we are...

Some of My Favourite Places in the North East to Spend Family Time Outdoors

What is with the British weather at the moment? OK, I know… it’s notoriously unpredictable at the best of times, especially here in North East England, but it’s just been nuts recently! Last month I wrote a post all...

My Top 10 Indoor Family Attractions in Newcastle City Centre

*AD (features places we have previously visited with gifted tickets) One of the many benefits of living in Newcastle is that there is no shortage of fun things to do and my family often choose to come here for...

How to Burn Calories (and have fun!) in the North East

As I scroll through my social media apps it seems that almost everyone I follow is on some kind of mission to be healthier. Whether it’s giving up drink, hitting the gym or taking on an epic challenge, their valiant efforts...

12 Experiences to Try In and Around Newcastle in 2019

With nearly five year’s worth of blogging about Newcastle under my belt, you could assume that I’ve tried just about everything there is to experience in this fine city and the surrounding areas, but you’d be wrong! There are so...

A Christmas Carol at Northern Stage

*Ad There’s something very special about seeing a theatrical performance at Northern Stage in Newcastle… it’s a modern theatre nestled in the historical grounds of Newcastle University and the listings are always full of imaginative and engaging productions from...