Urgent help needed for 1000 unaccompanied child refugees

Sometimes when you read the news or go on social media you can’t help but feel overwhelmed by how bad things are for some of our fellow humans across the world. I’ve been particularly emotionally affected by the situation in…

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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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Family holiday review: Haggerston Castle Holiday Park, Berwick-upon-Tweed

I’ve just returned home from an enjoyable long weekend at Haggerston Castle in Berwick. This is the kind of holiday that you would only consider doing if you have kids. To be honest, it’s not a holiday I would have…

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