Pavel is a Geordie: When Pav met the Weatherstones

'Football is a fertility festival. Eleven sperm trying to get into the egg. I feel sorry for the goalkeeper' - Bjork I have a bit of a funny relationship with football. Whilst I would never declare myself a football fan, I like the fact it serves as a good excuse to go to the pub and … Continue reading Pavel is a Geordie: When Pav met the Weatherstones

Review: Buy The Bag for St Oswalds Hospice – Newcastle upon Tyne

'Any charity that aids or supports trying to find a cure for cancer is very close to my heart' - Jennette McCurdy My name's Helen and I have an addiction to buying clothes. One thing my mum always used to say to me even as a teenager and way before social media was 'you're allowed to … Continue reading Review: Buy The Bag for St Oswalds Hospice – Newcastle upon Tyne

InstaMay

'The major reason why Instagram works is that you can follow anyone out there and start following their photos immediately - Kevin Systrom It feels like it's been May for a long time and I'm welcoming June and hopefully some warmer weather. Here's some of my Instagram highlights from May. admittedly there's a lot of alcohol involved, … Continue reading InstaMay

£20 Challenge: Judy’s Vintage Fair

'There are so many great, great vintage clothes to find; there's a whole territory unexplored there' - Lily Cole Vintage shopping is something relatively new to me. I've always shopped on ebay and in charity shops but only really looking for high street bargains, I wouldn't class anything I've bought there as vintage. I've never … Continue reading £20 Challenge: Judy’s Vintage Fair

Ultra Dave’s Ultra Diary – The Wall

'It's very hard in the beginning to understand that the whole idea is not to beat the other runners. Eventually you learn that the competition is against the little voice inside you that wants you to quit' - Dr George Sheehan 69 miles. Some little facts about 69 miles; it’s the distance between a degree … Continue reading Ultra Dave’s Ultra Diary – The Wall

I’m So Glad I Got the Fuck Out Of My Hometown

'Ah, beware of snobbery; it is the unwelcome recognition of one's own past failings' Cary Grant Last week, my husband and I went to go and see Bowling for Soup in concert, as part of their farewell tour, and i happened to comment that during a particular song of their, called ‘My Hometown’ i was … Continue reading I’m So Glad I Got the Fuck Out Of My Hometown