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 chef named  Paul Amer at his home in Marco Pierre White – Fenkle Street, NE1. Being made suitably dizzy from parking on floor eight of Grainger Town Car Park* it was…

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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 you? A five star hotel that’s where. When I put my cast out for a localish babymoon to mark our last date night before baby two arrived several hotels got in touch…

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Step back in time at The Rosebery Hotel

It’s birthday time again and whenever our birthday falls on a week night we always choose to stay within an hour of home. Some may find this a little odd but we both love the North East. For just one night we relinquish the title of mummy and daddy and embrace being Suzanne and Richard.…

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What to tell the children?

These last few months have been hard to understand. Being on the planet for over 40 years means that I’ve lived through quite a lot of things that are simply too hard to grasp. What’s different now? I’m the grownup, I’m the one who needs to tell my children what’s happening in the world around…

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Rules for 40 plus women

On a very rare night where we grabbed a couple of hours together to plan our blog, Suz and I started chatting about all the “rules” for 40 plus ladies and how mostly we ignore them all (Suzanne got VERY cross reading that she wasn’t to wear her maxi dresses anymore – ridiculous right?). But…

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