Kingslodge Inn Durham Review

Dominating the former Finbarr’s restaurant, Kingslodge Inn have arrived and made their mark in a sleepy corner of Durham city centre.

Hidden in a little oasis of calm, backed with woodland of Flass Vale, the pub is only 10 minute walk from both the bus station, train station and student accommodation.

We tried out the newest member of the Inn Collection family to put it through its paces.

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At 3pm today, I’ll have been married for precisely 10 year. Can you believe it, because I certainly can’t!

I feel like 10 year is a big milestone these days, especially for getting married so young. I sometimes can’t get my head around people my age only getting married now!

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Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal Water Garden Review

Finding ourselves with a day to spare in Yorkshire on a recent break, we packed up our cameras and English Heritage membership and headed to Fountains Abbey + Studley Royal Water Garden in Ripon.

As a combined National Trust + English Heritage property, we enjoyed entrance to the site for free as part of the membership ticket to this UNESCO property.

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Elizabeth Arden 8hr Cream Review

It’s been around for longer than I can remember but it took me a long time to get on the Elizabeth Arden 8hr Cream (£26) bandwagon. At first, I hated the smell and couldn’t see the need for it…. now, I don’t leave the house without it.

So what changed?

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Have you visited the Metrocentre since it revamped and expanded the eateries available in the Qube?

There’s plenty of choice from the big chains and usual suspects but our favourite is Thaikhun which offers a taste of Thai street food right here in the North East.

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