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Cracking Cheese, Gromit – Wensleydale Adventures

Our visit to Yorkshire was slightly hampered by the rainfall, which seemed quite monumental during the May Bank Holiday weekend. For further evidence see our picture taken at Hardraw! Because it was too wet to visit some of the outdoor…
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Jesmond Food Market, Armstrong Bridge

I have great memories of the Armstrong Bridge Craft Fair, which used to take place every Sunday. There’d be lots of quirky items from local producers, and I still have a glass necklace purchased from a stall on one particular visit….
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Hop and Cleaver, Newcastle

I know everyone and their Gran has visited Hop & Cleaver. I was there for their opening night, although I didn’t have a chance to sample the food on account of the crazy queues. I have been since as I…
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Discovering the Toon – Ouseburn

Being a local means I’ve sometimes taken my beloved Newcastle for granted. Dating Raf meant I saw the Toon through a new set of eyes, and it made me want to explore and find out more. One feature I’d only…
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Robineau Patisserie – Darlington

I have to say I was expecting more from the exterior of Robineau Patisserie, having heard rave reviews from friends. We were in Darlington to pick up Olive, a VW Campervan we used for adventures in Yorkshire last weekend. A series…
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