Terrorist Attacks, Tom from McFly & The Butterfly Effect

'Destiny means there are opportunities to turn right or left, but fate is a one-way street' - Paulo Coelho I’ll be 100% open and honest this post is 95% excuse to share my selfie with Tom from McFly again and I have no shame in admitting that. What is a bit of an interesting story though, … Continue reading Terrorist Attacks, Tom from McFly & The Butterfly Effect

Pick of the Year: 2015

Justin Bieber - Sorry Adele - Hello Madonna - Bitch, I'm Madonna Grace and G-Eazy - You Don't Own Me Coldplay - Adventure of a Lifetime Jess Glynne - Take Me Home The Weeknd - The Hills Naughty Boy & Beyoncé - Runnin Little Mix - Black Magic Macklemore - Downtown Jason Derulo - Want … Continue reading Pick of the Year: 2015

Review: Tiger Hornsby, Newcastle

'A cocktail done right can really show your guests that you care' - Danny Meyer Despite it opening a few years ago, this week was the first time I’d set foot in Tiger Hornsby. In fact this week was the first time I’d been down this area of the Quayside in many many years. The … Continue reading Review: Tiger Hornsby, Newcastle

Maxine combats bullying with the No Offence Fence

'We focus so much on our differences, and that is creating, I think, a lot of chaos and negativity and bullying in the world. And I think if everybody focused on what we all have in common - which is - we all want to be happy' - Ellen DeGeneres I think bullying is something … Continue reading Maxine combats bullying with the No Offence Fence

What is Chub Rub and how do I make it stop…?!

‘In the heat, my thighs chafed together and bled. I was very unhappy, and yet no one ever asked me how I felt’ - Marcus Brigstocke When it comes to mates I've got some some of the best ones and between the 6 of us I don't think there's much that we don't talk about … Continue reading What is Chub Rub and how do I make it stop…?!

The Laundrette, Newcastle launches new summer menu

'A well-made salad must have a certain uniformity; it should make perfect sense for those ingredients to share a bowl' - Yotam Ottolenghi When it comes to places to eat in Newcastle it's easy to get bogged down with all the choice and wind up down at Unos on the Quayside because it's been there … Continue reading The Laundrette, Newcastle launches new summer menu

Colour by Numbers: Shades of sporting success

'The World Cup is a very complicated tournament - six games, seven if you make it to the final - and maybe if you lose one game you're out, even if you're the best' - Pele  Football. Whether you love it or hate it it’s been hard to avoid this summer and although I would … Continue reading Colour by Numbers: Shades of sporting success