Tynemouth

I’m letting you into a secret this week. Tynemouth station is my favourite station on the entire network. Not because of the pubs or the fact it’s near the beach (although they are all pluses in my eyes – obviously) but I mean the actual station is my favourite – because it’s just so pretty. … Continue reading Tynemouth

How Blogging Changed My Life

'Blogging is a great way to show your talents and interests to prospective employers' - Lauren Conrad In the same way, before I got married, I never referred to Dave as my finance (he went straight from boyfriend to husband) I never refer to myself as a 'blogger' - I simply say I write a blog. There … Continue reading How Blogging Changed My Life

Tyne Dock

The original Tyne Dock station was opened on 19 June 1839, which would have been my brother’s birthday, (were he the grand old age of 178) and was part of the Brandling Junction Railway linking Gateshead to South Shields. The metro station as it is now was opened four years after the metro first opened … Continue reading Tyne Dock

Everything you need to know about Impostor Syndrome

'I have written eleven books, but each time I think, ‘uh oh, they’re going to find out now. I’ve run a game on everybody, and they’re going to find me out.’  – Maya Angelou One thing I love in life is definitions, almost too much, I love it when I hear or read something, and i … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Impostor Syndrome

South Shields

South Shields is a funny one because depending on which mode of transport you arrive by, depends on which pub you’ll find first. If for example you arrive on the Shields Ferry (which is also operated by Nexus and accepts metro tickets) the first pub you’ll come across will be Alum Ale House, which is … Continue reading South Shields

More Bottomless Prosecco at Newcastle’s No28

'I enjoy a Prosecco. It's bubbly; it's fun' - Danielle Schneider About 18 months ago one my favourite bars in Newcastle started a Bottomless Prosecco offer and the classy ladies (and gents) of the toon rejoiced! Since then the offer has gone from strength to strength with the bar being jam packed almost every Saturday … Continue reading More Bottomless Prosecco at Newcastle’s No28

St Peters

St Peter’s station opened in 2002 with the rest of the Sunderland expansion and is pretty close to both Sunderland and Stadium of Light stations. In fact, geographically, St Peters station is actually closer to the football ground than the Stadium of Light metro station – fact fans! If you’re coming from Sunderland, exit the … Continue reading St Peters