Halloween fun for kids (and adults) in Newcastle upon Tyne

I Thought I’d share my weekend with you, as it was Halloween yesterday, so it only seemed right. We had a very spooky time indeed. My daughter who is three just loves Halloween, almost more than I do. She is fanatical about the Nightmare before Christmas by Tim Burton and knows all the words toContinue reading “Halloween fun for kids (and adults) in Newcastle upon Tyne”

London calling, a City Break

Some thoughts on Arriving… Busy street hustlers and city slick talkers with an adorable cockney charm, everywhere, surrounding me like a thick smog. That’s right, I went to London, on a budget. Was I going to be pickpocketed like my foreboding auntie had warned? It had been that long since my last visit to London,Continue reading “London calling, a City Break”

Dinky Donuts by the Bay

A little trip to Cullercoats beach the other day with my daughter. I thought it was a good idea to take advantage of the beautiful spring like sunshine (albeit it being odd in February) and head to the coast line. Again I am so lucky to have this place practically on my doorstep. If you’reContinue reading “Dinky Donuts by the Bay”

A Beautiful Coastline in Tynemouth

Yesterday I went for a little stroll on Longsands beach in Tynemouth, it was absolutely freezing but beautiful all the same. I thought I’d make it a proper English day out and order some fish and chips. Then I stopped off at a little place on the beach called The View, I’d recommend it ifContinue reading “A Beautiful Coastline in Tynemouth”