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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...

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...

24 Hours in Durham with Hotel Indigo

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*Collaboration (This post features a review of Hotel Indigo and MPW where we stayed and dined on a complimentary basis) The historic city of Durham attracts millions of visitors from all over the world each year, but luckily for James and...

A Weekend Break in Whitley Bay

*This post is sponsored by We Are North Tyneside Although I love holidays to far flung destinations I’m also a huge fan of staycations. When you’re lucky enough to live in a wonderful country such as England, it would...

Blogger’s Best Places to Eat in North Tyneside

*This post is sponsored by We Are North Tyneside Well hello there, apologies it’s been a while, I’ve been away skiing in Austria. I had an absolutely awesome time and am pleased to report that both my fella and...

My Top 5 Family Days Out in the North East

Over the last few years I’ve been able to enjoy many family days out at exciting attractions across the region as I play host to my brother’s twin children Jack and Emily who often come to visit from Rochdale....

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...