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Month: May 2017

Apothecary, lotions and potions with Kiehl’s, Blackett Street, Newcastle

Do you know what I think is absolutely lush? Supporting other people. It’s one of my most favourite things to do. You should never forget your roots, you should never get too arrogant or too big for your boots. Bloggers,…

The Pre-Holiday Checklist

Holidays are undoubtedly some of the most exciting times of our lives. However, the planning process can generate a lot of stress too. Thankfully, you can remove the bulk of those problems by taking some very simple precautions. Work your…

Springwatch: A songbird, a blackbird and a heron.

Finally, today marks the first day of BBC’s Springwatch programme which sees over 100 camera operators working over 50 different cameras. Which therefore brings the ever-changing wilderness to the comfort of your own home. From birds in their nests to badgers…

Barburrito Metrocentre: Burrito Making Masterclass

A spot of shopping often requires a little pitstop for a refuel, a chance to grab a refreshing cold beer twisted with tequila as you set down your shopping to peruse a Mexican menu. That’s exactly what we did last…

Have a little MOR Sausage this Summer

Admittedly the last bank holiday in May is one of our favourites. There are many reasons. Mostly because it signifies the start of the Summer and always produces glorious weather. It’s tradition for the May bank holiday to be full…

Chez Mal: Living the #MalLife with the newly refurbished bar at Malmaison, Newcastle

Shall we let you into a secret as to who throws the best parties? The Malmaison of course, especially in Chez Mal, their bar area. Summer always seems to be The Mal’s favourite season of choice for coming alive. Especially…

The 5 Best Asian Travel Destinations For This Summer

Asia is home to some of the most beautiful sights to be seen in the world. However, many people plan their Asian Travel of the continent during the winter months. Perhaps they are scared off during summer due to the…

Rugby League: A truly Magic Weekend. ‘Try’ed it, liked it, converted.

We’re only just recovering from one magical weekend. With over 62,000 Rugby League fans descending on the hallowed ground of St James’ Park, Newcastle. We knew it was going to be an epic weekend. The Dacia Magic Weekend made the…

The Botanist, Newcastle: Summer Menu Launch

You may remember last Summer we wrote about one of the most talked about restaurant bars in Newcastle at the time, The Botanist. Located in the old Monument Mall, where cafes serving up grey tea and desolate shops once stood….

Planning A Summer Staycation? 3 Of The Best Ways To See The UK

After what seems like an absolute age, Summer is finally on the horizon, and it’s time to make some holiday plans. If you haven’t already got a package beach break or an adventurous escape planned, have you considered a summer…