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Quayside Market I have previously blogged about my love of Newcastle’s Quayside Market, which has been going for many years. Held every Sunday, it is attended by the great and good of the Toon’s ‘pop-up’ cuisine brigade. If you’re feeling…
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Newcastle’s Christmas Continental Market

I have many Christmas traditions, and one of them is a visit to Fenwick’s window followed by an amble round the Christmas Continental Market. This annual event, located round the base of Grey’s Monument, is the perfect opportunity to pick…
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Wensleydale Heifer – Review

¬†On our visit to Yorkshire we had a lovely chat with a guy in the Green Dragon Inn, the place we parked up Olive during our VW adventure. He recommended we tried The Wensleydale Heifer if we were partial to…
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North East Vegan Festival, Stadium of Light

Mr. Canny was interested in attending NEVFEST this weekend, a celebration of all things vegan held at the Stadium of Light and organised by Farplace Animal Rescue. We were looking forward to being further enlightened on the array of vegan…
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Vegan Breakfast at Sky Apple Cafe, Heaton

Jnr had something school related to participate in this weekend, which meant an early start for the whole family to get him over to Jesmond. I decided to soften the blow of the 8am weekend¬†wake-up call for Mr. Canny with…
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Durham Lumiere 2015

It was with some excitement we made our way into Duham this weekend to catch Lumiere, which started in 2009 and has grown into the UK’s largest light festival. For 4 nights Durham City is overtaken by this biennial event,…
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Weekly Round Up – Durham

We didn’t get much time to spend with our Brazilian guests so Saturday was extremely important for us to show them the best of the North East. We decided to spend the day in Durham, even though the weather wasn’t…
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Living North – The Essence of Christmas Fair 2015

I’m a creature of habit and love traditions. Every year I visit Gosforth Racecourse for Living North magazine’s Christmas Fair, which has been running for 10 years now, which for me heralds the start of the festive season. Running from…
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Weekly Round Up

Sometimes popping into a cafe for a cake or a sandwich doesn’t warrant a full blog post, so I’m going to do a Round Ups of such visits in future. It also makes it easier now I’m juggling work, being…
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Lunch at The Earl of Pitt Street, Newcastle

We have previously blogged about The Earl of Pitt Street, having visited with a friend for Sunday lunch earlier in the year. We were very impressed, and have returned many times since if we’ve fancied a decent roast while in…
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