Light Bites

Places that are perfect for lunch or if you aren’t feeling that hungry.

Ideas for Valentine’s Day In and Around the Toon

Let’s face it, Valentine’s is overrated. When you’re single you feel like crap if you don’t get a card. You’re then faced with the loved up ones around you flaunting their overpriced Interfora bouquets and Pandora jewellery. When you’re part…
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Review – Lane 7, Newcastle

I’ve become conscious of late that Jnr isn’t always consulted when it comes to our plans. What may be of interest to me and Him Indoors does not necessarily appeal to a 12 year old boy. Plus he’s about to…
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Review – The Botanist, Newcastle

I recall around this time last year lots of chatter about a new restaurant opening in Newcastle, and the clamour to get a table when it opened its doors. There was a lot of hype surrounding the opening, especially as…
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Review – Running Fox, Felton

A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to do an observational shift in a different service area of work, which meant I got to meet some new people. During the course of the day we talked about our respective…
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Best of – Jesmond

I’ll openly admit that I’m a creature of habit, and once I find something I like I stick with it. Growing up in the North East means I was complacent in how well I knew my local area, but dating…
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Best of 2014 – Part One

I had a great conversation with some guys at work today about restaurants and cafes in the local area, so decided to write a post about some of the lovely places I ate in 2014 I would recommend to try….
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By the Seaside

We’re reaching the end of the holidays and I’m starting to feel like I’ve exhausted every option to keep Junior entertained and away from Minecraft! A losing battle, I must admit, but he needs ‘outside’ interaction. I’d started following a…
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Jamie’s Italian Newcastle

It’s been a while since I wrote anything on my blog, mainly because I’ve been too busy sunning myself in lovely Dubai. I’m intending to sicken people with my holiday photos at some point, but more pressing was my review…
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