Monthly Archive: February 2016

Mother’s Day Ideas

Mother’s Day is looming (6th March, in case you didn’t know) but don’t panic if you haven’t had a chance to sort anything out for your dear old Mum (or Mam, depending on how posh you are!). We’re here to…
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VIP Teas, High Spen

Mr. Canny and I have had a great two weeks together with Dinky while he was on paternity leave and I’m sad our baby bubble is being burst with his return to work. I decided we’d do something nice together…
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The Dinky Diner

One of the things I am most looking forward to as a new mum is exploring the region through a fresh pair of eyes. Scheduling a year off the day job and having a car, I envisaged the Canny Food…
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ORA Tynemouth

This weekend saw the Brazilian contingent in our household grow with the arrival of more people to see Canny Baby. We chose Tynemouth as our first destination to entertain them on their whistlestop visit to the North East, and I…
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Brunch at Ernest, Newcastle

This week has been extremely eventful, not least because of our Brazilian houseguests. Canny Baby also arrived in the early hours of Monday morning, weighing in at just under 8lb. Although she was due on Valentine’s Day she simply wouldn’t…
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The Green, Washington Village

Tucked away in Washington Village, not far from Cellini’s and Jayelle’s (who’ve both graced these pages), is a tiny florist/gift shop/tea room. The Green may have limited tables and space, but it makes up for that negative with bags of…
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Super Natural Cafe, Newcastle

I find it frustrating when I want to try a place to eat but the opening times don’t ‘fit in’ with my plans. Take Super Natural Cafe, for example. Open 8:30 – 5pm, Monday to Saturday, you’d think this would…
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Long Play Cafe, Newcastle

I like trying new places. The family find it a bit tiresome on a weekend when I search through Instagram or make a plan for what we’re doing, but I figure it’s good to mix things up. Newcastle has loads…
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Round Up featuring Wynyard Hall

Wynyard Hall Stay Having managed to bag a White Friday deal from Wynyard Hall before Christmas for an overnight stay our only issue was when we were going to squeeze it in before the baby arrived. We managed to book…
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Turtle Bay Grand Opening, Newcastle

Yesterday saw the official opening of Newcastle’s newest restaurant, Turtle Bay. Having attended the Press Preview last week I was keen to return and sample the Caribbean menu fully, so when I heard the proceeds from its first day of trading would be…
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