Review: The Post Box, Ponteland

'I'm happy to just sit in a cafe and watch people. It's my favorite thing to do, for sure' - Zoe Kravitz Because I spent the best part of my childhood growing up in Holland and Belgium I like to obnoxiously consider myself as 'European' rather than 'British' despite the fact that most of most … Continue reading Review: The Post Box, Ponteland

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

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

The Split Chimp opens new Rum Bar!

‘Wine is crying juice. Rum is worse’ – Retta When you think back to about 5 years ago and all the empty units that seemed to be dotted around Newcastle City Centre it would be safe to say that there’s been somewhat of a rebirth pubwise recently. For my personal taste there has been a … Continue reading The Split Chimp opens new Rum Bar!

Hotel Du Vin’s new Bistro

'Seafood was always my favorite food. I mean, lobster? Come on!' - Adrian Peterson If being a July birthday has taught me anything (and it hasn’t) it’s that dare to utter the word ‘barbeque’ and it’s guaranteed to rain. I swear every time I try and arrange a birthday cookout we end up popping bubbly … Continue reading Hotel Du Vin’s new Bistro

Le Petit Ballon wine Subcription

'Wine is bottled poetry' - Robert Louis Stevenson I may not be able to recite Pi to more that 3 decimal places or know the names of the last 30 British Prime Ministers but wine? Wine I know. It's probably the fact that I mention wine in almost every blog post I write that French … Continue reading Le Petit Ballon wine Subcription

How different do you look after 3 glasses of wine?

'Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy' - Benjamin Franklin One of my favourite quotes is that alcohol is what makes the good times better and the bad times bearable. If I knew who first said it I would have it at the leading quote to all my … Continue reading How different do you look after 3 glasses of wine?