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Eleven Festive Events in the North East that You Need to Book Now (because they are selling fast!)

(*AD – sponsored post) It seems to be true that the festive season starts earlier with each passing year, I’m pretty sure I saw selection boxes in the supermarkets in early September! Whether you love getting organised months in...

A Big Day Out with the Go North East Toon Tour (featuring commentary by yours truly)!

(AD – this post is sponsored by Go North East) Open top bus tours are a great way to explore a city, I’ve experienced them in Barcelona, London and Prague but never did I think that one day I...

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...

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...