Category: North East Days Out

  • The Evolution of McDonalds

    Behind the scenes at McDonalds

    On Thursday evening I was invited to take a tour of the Silverlink McDonalds restaurant to see how modern technology is changing the face of this well-known fast food brand.  McDonalds have been in the UK since 1974 and have expanded with over 1,249 branches in the UK alone.   Like most people we are partial […]

  • Things to do in Skegness

    8 Things to do in Skegness

    We were looking for things to do in Skegness, that wasn’t Butlins. Don’t get me wrong we love staying and playing in Butlins, but there has to be more to the area. So, on our Halloween week break, we left the safety of the chalets to find what else there is to do in Skegness. […]

  • A Cheeky Zapatista

    A Cheeky Zapatista!

    We’d been invited to the Basketball Game as guests of Zapatista this Friday. For the past 39 years I really thought I didn’t like sports, but after watching 4 games with Newcastle Eagles, I think I’ve been converted. With tip off at 7:30pm we had a tight schedule with sorting out a meal. So, we […]

  • DIsney on Ice Passport to Adventure

    Passport to Adventure : Disney on Ice

    I probably start all Disney based posts with this line… As huge Disney fans we couldn’t resist the chance to go and see Disney on Ice’s current touring show, Passport to Adventure. Last year we went to see Frozen on Ice and loved it. This show was to Feature 4 classic Disney stories and lots of […]

  • Saltholme RSPB

    A Day of Discovery at RSPB Saltholme

    The journey towards Teeside from Newcastle takes us along the A1 and across on the A689. Both roads are pretty uneventful. You get used to the beautiful scenery we have in the North East and take it for granted. Hills, fields, trees, dual carriageway embankments and the occasional flyover! It sort of becomes part of […]

  • Cat's Book Club

    Autumn Book Recommendations

    You know the Summer is nearly over when the nights start drawing in and it’s dark at 8pm!! As sad as that is it’s also nice to get in from home and chill out with a good book. No need to feel guilty about not making the most of a nice sunny night.  Here’s a […]