Dear Readers, I want to let you guys into a little secret. We haven’t been living in Newcastle recently. In August 2013 we left the North-East to embark on a year abroad in Chengdu, China. Chengdu is located in south-west China and is home to 80% of the world’s pandas! MrJ studied Mandarin at Sichuan University […]

I love the EAT! events held by NewcastleGateshead Initiative. They get better and better (and more delicious) every year. Tea & Cake Planet is a great foodie event happening this weekend (Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th of June) at the Boiler Shop in Newcastle. So what’s it all about? Basically, there will be stalls & […]

I found something really cool that I wanted to share with you all! I’ve been wanting to explore our local area more; not just foodie places, but also cultural events, historic sites, local community activities and more! And I stumbled across Nexus River Trips online. Have you heard of them before or been on one […]

We are huge fans of Chloe’s blog New Girl In Toon and are constantly drooling over all the gorgeous places she has been for Afternoon Tea. We wanted some suggestions for the best afternoon teas in Newcastle, and Chloe seemed like the right girl to tell us all about it! We’re so happy to introduce her […]

Our guest blogger Laura has once again had a delicious time! We were delighted to be invited to Bonbar, the recently opened bar and restaurant located in the newly converted ground floor rooms of The Assembly Rooms, near Central Station.  We were excited to see what they had done with the space and how Bonbar […]

Our lovely friend Ally of Simply Cheesecake, who we first heard about from the Great North Gluten Free Fair, let us sample some of her delicious cheesecakes. My family enjoyed them immensely. Especially The Gluten Free One as she likes to be called. I will let her tell this cheesecake story… Once upon a time there was […]

We are so excited for all the foodie events and festivals happening in the next few months! Next week, from Saturday 10th May – Sunday 11th May, get yourselves down to Tynemouth Priory & Castle for the Tynemouth Food Festival! So what’s it all about? I’ll let them tell you: “Food lovers can expect a […]


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