5th birthday party review, Role Play, Hebburn

On Christmas Eve-Eve Arlo turned 5. Half a decade felt like quite the milestone so we had to celebrate with a proper birthday party. If you read my glowing review of Role Play in Hebburn, you might remember that when we…

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Tanfield Railway’s North Pole Express vs the Weardale Polar Express

Last weekend we went to Tanfield Railway’s North Pole Express. Last year we went to Weardale’s Polar Express. Given I often hear parents asking which is best, I thought I would compare the two. Parking and arrival Tanfield Express We were…

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Review: Zapatista, Newcastle

We just got back from a great meal at the Grainger Street Zapatista. My friend Alex has been telling me to go to Zapatista for ages and now I could kick myself for having not gone sooner. Zapatista is Newcastle’s…

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Review: Thaikhun kids meals, Metro Centre

When I was a kid the Metro Centre had the courtyard for eating. I remember jacket potatoes and Chinese food, and maybe a Burger King? If you haven’t been since then you wouldn’t recognise the restaurant quarter or Qube as…

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Family place review: Role Play, Hebburn

I now have a new favourite play place! Yesterday we went to check out the recently opened Role Play in Hebburn and I fell in love. I liked it so much I booked it for Arlo’s 5th birthday party in…

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