A couple of weeks ago my friend and I headed to the Woodmans Arms for a catch up over some food on a Saturday night. Situated just out of Whickham, the site had been a pub owned by a chain for many years until it was taken over and transformed into the Woodmans Arms last … Continue reading The Woodmans Arms, Whickham
Recently, my Mam and I used a sunny Saturday to visit Bayberry Hollow in Tanfield, near Stanley. I was very excited to visit and we weren't disappointed.Bayberry Hollow is a café and gift shop that opened quite recently and I've heard lots of good things about it. It's in Tanfield, a tiny little village that's … Continue reading Bayberry Hollow
This week I met up with my Mam in Newcastle for a girly afternoon with a difference; we did some shopping, went for some food, and gave blood! This was the third time I gave blood (if you want to read about the first time click here) and I now find it really easy and … Continue reading The Weekly Update 11: Banyan and Giving Blood
This week has been a quiet one, we've both been working and doing a few bits around the house, but after last week when we were so busy it's been quite nice to not have as much going on. Saturday was still quiet but it started with Parkrun and ended on a meal out with … Continue reading The Weekly Update 8: Parkrun and Tango Durham
I've lived in the North East my whole life but that never stops me being a total tourist whenever I'm out and about. Andrew and I both had some annual leave so we really tried to make the most of our time off, as well as the glorious weather we had this week, by getting … Continue reading The Weekly Update 7: Exploring the North East
On Monday we ventured into Durham for some shopping and started with breakfast at Flat White Kitchen. Set in a wonky old building on Saddler Street, Flat White Kitchen serves delicious breakfasts and lunches, and opens on an evening with a small but refined dinner menu. Kitchen is the younger, yet bigger, sister of Flat … Continue reading Breakfast at Flat White Kitchen
Considering I had a few more days off this week I didn't really do much. We stayed up watching Peaky Blinders every night, had a lie in every morning, went to the gym a lot, but on Wednesday we visited the Riverview Bakery, a little café near us that I've just recently discovered. It's at … Continue reading The Weekly Update 4: Riverview Bakery
This week I turned 22, and before flying off to Budapest for a little break with my boyfriend, I celebrated my birthday with my family at Sweetharts in Blackhill, Consett.
I really loved how unique the place is as an alternative to your usual bars and restaurants in Newcastle. It's great as a meeting place before a night out, a date night, or an afternoon out with friends.