Last week I attended the launch of Turtle Bay, a new Caribbean restaurant in Newcastle. If you love spicy, zingy flavours then this is the place for you. And when better to try it?
How about the day when all the proceeds go to an incredible local charity, the Sunshine Fund?
It seems like I am perpetually trying eyebrow products. The process is never ending for me as I have very fair blonde, sparse eye brows.
I think I have found the holy grail of all eyebrow pencils – KIKO Eyebrow Sculpt Automatic Pencil (£4.80)
Tucked away in the George Washington Hotel, Carter & Fitch is a new heavy hitter on the South of Tyne dining scene. Given the size of Washington and the captive audience of hotel guests, restaurants have always been lacking in the area.
This is where the £500,000 investment in the dining venue starts to earn its keep.
Way back at the beginning of the year, I stumbled on a tweet from my lovely twitter buddy Helen (@honestlyhelen) and she was talking about Marmite. Skip forward a few dozen tweets and we were bending the ear of the burger gurus behind Fat Hippo and finally convinced them to make a burger we had dreamt up.
Every foody’s dream isn’t it?
I have that fun task of holiday clothes shopping and this year I have 3 trips to differing ‘warm’ climates so I am trying to stock up on essentials early. The early SS16 offerings mean I can layer up and get plenty of wear out of the items this year.
Simply Be are killing it right now with their on trend goodies.