Newman’s Mexican Burrito Pie Recipe

'It's okay to treat yourself once in awhile. I'm not going to stop eating Mexican food!' - Jennifer Aniston Us Newmans, we like to eat, and one thing we like to eat more than anything in the world is Mexican food. In fact, if marmite didn't exist, if only I could only eat one thing … Continue reading Newman’s Mexican Burrito Pie Recipe

Park Lane

Not only is Park Lane one of Sunderland’s two city centre metro stations but it’s also (officially) the busiest bus station in the UK outside of London. It opened in 2002 as part of the Sunderland metro expansion however was a little after the rest of the Sunderland due to a delay in some wall … Continue reading Park Lane

Holy Crepe! Crepeaffaire is now open in Newcastle!

‘It’s hard to imagine a scenario where someone would say no to pancakes’ – David Levithan I’m sure there are people in the world who’s only experience of the humble pancake is what they have once a year on shrove Tuesday, or possibly those thick American monstrosities you get in hipster diners, however during my … Continue reading Holy Crepe! Crepeaffaire is now open in Newcastle!

Stadium of Light

It’s strange isn’t it that geographically St Peter’s is actually closer to the Stadium of Light Football ground than the Stadium of Light station? Perhaps it’s just one of those anomalies that should never be questioned like crop circles or vegans. Anyway, another fun fact about the Stadium of Light station is that it used … Continue reading Stadium of Light

Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm

Cornwall is famous for 3 things; pastys, cream teas and cider. My waistline was already full to bursting with the first two so on the last day of our recent Cornish staycastion we found ourselves with a free day so headed to Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm to see if we could get wasted on fermented … Continue reading Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm

East Boldon

East Boldon Station is one of the busiest suburban stations on the network with almost 40K passengers annually commuting to Newcastle and Sunderland. It was opened in 2002 with the rest of the Sunderland expansion and Northern trains still travel through the station (although don’t stop). If you’re coming from Newcastle finding the nearest pub … Continue reading East Boldon

Improve your reality or lower your expectations…

'Habits like blogging often and regularly, writing down the way you think, being clear about what you think are effective tactics, ignoring the burbling crowd and not eating bacon. All of these are useful habits' - Seth Godin I’m not normally a fan of reflective summary posts. Actually, I’ll rephrase that, I love reading other … Continue reading Improve your reality or lower your expectations…