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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Review: Wicked Uncle – Kids’ Gifts 

At 28 we were the first of our friends to have a baby. At 32 the majority of my friends still do not have children. Like I was pre-kids, many of them are utterly clueless when it comes to buying…

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My eldest is starting school and I don’t like it

In exactly one week today my son starts school. I keep having anxiety dreams about my son starting school. Sometimes I’m at the school gate and he’s crying and I don’t want to leave him, sometimes it manifests in a…

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Review: Haakaa Breast Pump

As you guys might have guessed from my posts about my breastfeeding journey. I am a passionate breastfeeding advocate. Recently, I’ve been seeing glowing reviews for a new kind of breast pump by New Zealand brand Haakaa on social media. When…

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