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Best of 2014 – Part Two

Following on from yesterday’s run through of places I visited on my travels I thought I’d highlight some of the very good gastropubs we have in the North East that may be off the ‘beaten track’. I tend not to…
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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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Gran’s Words of Wisdom

“If you have nothing nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” Those words of advice were given to me by my beloved Gran, who passed away when I was 18. She was my role model, the person I always…
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Working Mum Anxieties

Since Jnr started ‘big’ school we’ve found time management on a week night very difficult. By the time homework and chores are finished I feel I don’t get to spend a lot of ¬†quality time with him. He spends every…
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Jesmond Dene House – Restaurant Week

January is usually a month filled with gloomy weather and nasty bills, but in my home town there is a special Restaurant Week towards the end of the month to raise our spirits. A foodie like me never needs an…
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Welcome!

My inaugural post! I’ve been contemplating writing a blog for a while. I spend a lot of my time on Twitter talking about food and places to eat, so this seems like the natural progression for me. In fact, my…
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