#BLOGSTAURANTWEEK WEDNESDAY: BEALIM HOUSE

I have a confession to make. I’ve lived in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne for a long time know, I pride myself with knowing many things about most places. Of course, I knew about Bealim House, I mean, LOOK AT IT, it’s a gin distillery! But, I’ve never actually been (come on though, it’s another new one!), even worse though, I couldn’t work out where it was, then couldn’t for the life of me work out how I’ve missed it! It’s beautiful!

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#BLOGSTAURANTWEEK TUESDAY: AVEIKA

Now this was somewhere I was really excited to visit. I’ve actually never been as it’s fairly new, it’s a part of the group that own the amazing Vermont Hotel and Bar Livello and is located in the prettiest part of Newcastle: The Quayside. Aveika is (yet another) Japanese cuisine restaurant, though I’m not complaining, any food that is Asian or Asian fusion, I’m all over it. View Post

#BLOGSTAURANTWEEK MONDAY: LANE 7

Ok, it’s here, #BlogstaurantWeek, I’m literally putting my money where my mouth is. I’ve got to start with something ‘propa canny’, otherwise you won’t come back and the result of Blogstaurant Week would just be me getting fat! (which is totally fine)

Lane 7 is the Boutique Bowling alley in Newcastle, all decked out in 1950’s style, the decor itself is such a winner, it puts a whole new twist on the experience. Rather than the “sticky” plastic (do you know what I mean?) bowling alleys in most towns and cities, Lane 7 is such a cool place to go.

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On losing creativity…and getting it back again.

One thing about academia that I always argue is that the first thing to go is your creativity. You’re so bogged down in reading and academic writing that you feel you no longer have the time to really read and appreciate a good book, do some painting, write a poem or dance to your heart’s content. I have been known for falling asleep onto a paper about Prosopagnosia before. View Post