I haven’t made a Christmas wishlist since I used to write to Santa many years ago. Every year I get friends and family asking me what I would like for Christmas and my response is always the same; “Oh, I don’t know,” or “I don’t need anything man,” or “I’ll have a think and send you a list” and guess…

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The ethos behind The Laundrette is carbs and cocktails with a dollop of fun, and that’s exactly what it delivers. Born in Chorlton, Manchester, The Laundrette is a space where calories don’t mean a thing; a space where eating is treating. It’s newest restaurant situated in Westgate Road, Newcastle, offers exactly this combined with a laid-back soundtrack and pumping atmosphere.…

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An evening spent under the glistening lights of The Roof Terrace while sipping on mulled wine with friends has definitely got me in the Christmas spirit. This week I ventured to The Botanist, in Newcastle, for a festive evening filled with tipples, food and good company – you know the things that make this season so special. Draped in fairy…

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A few months ago my skin was at its worst. It was dry, lacking radiance, was sprinkled with breakouts and was very dehydrated. Fast-forward to now and a part from the occasional spot – because we can’t escape those monthly hormones – my skin is looking and feeling the best it has in ages. Now, my staples have stayed the…

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As a fully-qualified, gold standard journalist I’m often asked by people in the industry, friends and family – why do I blog? As someone who works in print media – an industry which has been greatly affected by the rise of bloggers – why have I too set up an online platform? Basically, it all boils down to confidence. English…

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