Suzanne

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A letter to my readers….

A letter to my readers….

Dear Readers, I am excited to share this with you. Sofa Stories, the platform that started with the contributions of multiple writers, is evolving. … View Post
A Family Glamping Adventure Done Right

A Family Glamping Adventure Done Right

During the Easter holidays, my partner, our two children (Emily, 14, and Luke, 8), and I enjoyed a wonderful mini-break at Cayton Village, located on Mill … View Post
New to me hair – an emotional update.

New to me hair – an emotional update.

Today it’s my 48th birthday and yesterday I did a, ‘new to me’ thing. You can read the build up here. I’d … View Post
How to: choose your hair stylist; adulting 101?

How to: choose your hair stylist; adulting 101?

Part one of two. Seriously, I might be the wrong person to ask. Getting my hair ‘done’ is not enjoyable to me. It’s … View Post
Ward Thomas serenades Sage Gateshead, transforming madness into music

Ward Thomas serenades Sage Gateshead, transforming madness into music

It’s taken 11 years for Ward Thomas a modern country-pop duo to come onto my radar. Off to Sage Gateshead to see twin sisters … View Post
TEDxNewcastle is almost here

TEDxNewcastle is almost here

I am looking forward to this weekend so much and the amazing lineup on offer. On Friday I am, ‘Kickstartin my Innovation Creation with … View Post
A period review revisited.

A period review revisited.

In 2009 I wrote a series of articles called, ‘A period review’. I tried and tested sanitary products over six months in the seventh month, … View Post
Octobers theatre and music reviews

Octobers theatre and music reviews

Here is a round up of what I’ve watched this month, Vonda Shepard – read full review over on InNewcastle. Gary Barlow – read full … View Post
Mess Free MESSY play with Little Brian

Mess Free MESSY play with Little Brian

#AD – Items gifted for review I’m the kind of mummy that doesn’t mind a bit of mess, to be honest. Glitter and … View Post
Time of my life….

Time of my life….

Recently I went to see Dirty Dancing at Sage Gateshead for InNewcastle see what I thought here. View Post
Relaxation required: time to call in the catch up

Relaxation required: time to call in the catch up

It’s official I’ve hit burnout. You know the one you seem to work all of the time with limited sleep and even … View Post
Punk it up

Punk it up

  Alas we couldn’t make the preview night of Newcastle’s latest pizza offering, Pizza Punks but we received an open invitation to … View Post
The Greatest Show……

The Greatest Show……

Move over The Greatest Showman now it’s back to The Great Yorkshire Show. This iconic show is celebrating it’s 160th year on … View Post
Room at the Inn – revisted

Room at the Inn – revisted

When I heard in that St. Mary’s Inn was closing I was a little sad. Fast forward to 2018 and the lovely place has … View Post
Unicorn obsessed – I think so!!!

Unicorn obsessed – I think so!!!

The trend for unicorn love doesn’t appear to be diminishing at all. Every shop appears to at least a nod to this mythical … View Post
Plumping the cushions

Plumping the cushions

Hello everyone, recently I’ve spent more time sleeping on the sofa then it being my go to place to write, chat and be. … View Post
Snowy comes home.

Snowy comes home.

There was a little kitten who needed a home and a little girl and boy who were ready to show their love. The brother … View Post
A ballet twist in a 200 year old tale

A ballet twist in a 200 year old tale

We visited Northern Stage in Newcastle to watch the ballet production of Rumpelstiltskin by balletLORENT and here’s our review story….. A time upon … View Post
Morsels Particularly Wonderful

Morsels Particularly Wonderful

On a warm Thursday evening in the centre of Newcastle a plethora of ‘food-a-holics’ got together and sampled the wares of a very talented … View Post
Stay Here: Living it up at The Lowry

Stay Here: Living it up at The Lowry

A little reminisce….. Where do you go to spend some time with your partner before baby is born or infact whenever the fancy takes … View Post