Instant Pause Retreat review

Last Saturday I did something a little different than I usually spend my weekends doing. I took a bit of time out for me. I had the opportunity to review a coaching ‘retreat’ called Instant Pause. The workshop blurb said…

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Billy Bootleggers Newcastle review – the new dive bar in Toon

Billy Bootleggers launch night Last Friday, I went out. Out out. On a Friday night. Very out of the ordinary for me these days. I had been invited along to the launch of Billy Bootleggers, a new bar opening in…

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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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