AD: A mini-break at the Northumberland Coast to visit Bamburgh Castle – where to stay and visit

Last week a good friend of mine (we met up a tree aged 10, those were the days) got married at Newton Hall in Northumberland. Congrats Jess and Gaz! As it’s about an hour from where we live we decided…

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AD: A day out at Whitley Bay with Stagecoach’s the Seasider open top bus service

The Seasider is a new open-top bus service from Stagecoach. Stagecoach asked us to go along and try the service out so that I could tell you all about it. The service will be operating on weekends and bank holidays…

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AD: Celebrating the Geordie accent with LNER’s Track Record

Do I have a Geordie accent? I have an accent. Those not from the North East would recognise my accent as Geordie. Those from close to Newcastle would recognise my accent as from near Durham or maybe even ‘Mackem’. Those…

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Preston Park Behind the Seams Exhibition review

Two things I love in life are history (History graduate, thanks very much) and TV/film. Ergo, I especially love historical TV and film. So Preston Park’s new ‘Behind the Seams’ exhibition is RIGHT up my street. From 22 December 2018…

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Free fun activity the whole family can enjoy: Future Homes Exhibit Newcastle review

Lately, I’ve been fascinated by the future. We are on the cusp of a super computer breakthrough. They say that in the future, you’ll either tell a computer what to do, or be told what to do by a computer.…

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