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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...

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...

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...

Are These The Best Music Festivals and Outdoor Gigs in the North East this Summer?

If you’ve ever attended a British music festival, you’ll know that despite the unpredictable weather there really is something magical about standing in a field with thousands of like music lovers enjoying a weekend of hedonism! I can even overlook...

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017!

Well hello there, I hope your new year has got off to a great start. You may have noticed I’ve been a little quiet recently, that’s because I’ve had a couple of weeks off from the world of blogging to...

11 Cool Events in the North East this August Bank Holiday Weekend

I get excited whenever my weekend is extended by a day thanks to a bank holiday, but even more so in August as the possibility of sunshine and summer events make me super giddy! The next bank holiday weekend...