Whitley Bay Micro Pub Tour
‘The battle between craft breweries and big beer stretches back to the 1990s, when the idea of buying a beer brewed by a small, independent brewery first took off’ – Elizabeth Flock In my early… View Post

Olives at the Station Valentine’s Brunch
‘For me, brunch is such a versatile meal since you can play on both the sweet and savory in your dishes’ – Marcus Samuelsson *Our brunch was complimentary in return for an honest review* Whoever… View Post

The Split Chimp – Spanish City
‘Every species has its pub’ – Rhys Ifans One of the best things I ever did blogging wise was review the Split Chimp in its original carnation round the back of Newcastle station opposite the… View Post

Whitley Bay
In 1882 the North Eastern Railway (NER) opened a coastal route from Tynemouth to Monkseaton which replaced the inland Blyth and Tyne route, and a new station (simply called ‘Whitley’). The ‘bay’ was added in 1899 and… View Post