Mineral House Spa Review – Crowne Plaza Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne

I’m feeling very relaxed as I write this review having just got back from the Mineral House Spa at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Newcastle. I was very fortunate to be invited along to a bloggers event at the spa.…

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Restaurant Review – the White Lead, Hebburn 

  We decided last minute that we needed to get out of the house this Sunday so we called up the White Lead in Hebburn to see if they had any tables. They had one left if we could make…

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Go to the Grainger Market! 

I’ve been living in Newcastle and its suburbs (bar one year in London) since 2003 and it’s about that long since I’d really been to the Grainger Market – when I used to work at Safeway next door. I have to…

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Restaurant review – House of Tides Valentines Day Taster Menu 14/2/16

It was a lovely bright (on and off) lightly snowy February Sunday. For our second Valentines in a row we decided we would go to House of Tides. Since we last came it won its first Michelin star and is…

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