Monthly Archive: April 2017

Weekend Food – Tynemouth Market

It’s been a while since I’ve talked about the fabulous Tynemouth Market, held on a Saturday and Sunday in the Victorian grandeur of the converted metro station. A treasure trove for those seeking bargains galore, it is also a great place…
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NE1 Cafe at Stepney Bank Stables, Ouseburn

Always on the look out for somewhere to take Dinky on my non-work days, I heard about a new café in the Ouseburn area. NE1 Café opened last week at Stepney Bank Stables and I was interested to see who…
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The Bohemian, Newcastle – Review

I’ve been in the mood for pizza a lot of late, which seems to be evident on the pages of this blog. Having visited The Bohemian quite a while ago to try out Boho Vegan Pizza Co’s offering in the…
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Hei Hei, Newcastle

As I’ve said so many times, food is very personal. What is Marmite for some will be caviar for others. There are times when I wonder whether I should write a post if we’ve had a bad experience. It may have…
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Proper Food Festival is back!

Lovers of locally-produced food and drink are set for an extra special treat later when a hugely popular festival returns to North Shields this month (April 29th to the 1st May). This year the town’s Proper Food and Drink Festival…
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Silksworth Ski Slope – Sunderland

The Easter break is fast approaching and you may be wondering what to do with the kids. It is hard to entertain teenagers, especially if they’re as computer obsessed as my Teen is! I’m often guilty of forgetting about some…
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Simple Spinach Soup – Easy Vegan Recipes

As kids we all watched Popeye and marvelled at how powerful he became after munching on a tin of spinach. While I don’t think any of us will be granted super hero powers, spinach is a great source of iron and…
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Kells Lane Food Market, Low Fell

Once the Spring arrives it seems we enter into food festival season, with events popping up all over the region. With the Proper Food Festivals as well as the monthly Jesmond Food Market drawing in huge crowds last year, we were pleased to welcome…
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Newcastle Quayside’s Seaside Returns

There have been a few glimmers of sunshine of late and that can mean only one thing – the impending return of Newcastle Quayside’s beautiful seaside! One of the UK’s most popular pop up beaches will be making a welcome…
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