Do you like parks? Do you like pubs? Then you’ll love Greenwich. A place where the views are great. A place where the people are great. A place where everything is essentially, great. Here’s a list of specifically what makes living in Greenwich so damn great. There’s a lovely big park What a view. I […]Read More What’s so great about Greenwich?
Over 98% of Londoners now exclusively drink Green Tea. That’s a fact. You can’t argue with the facts. People in London keep telling me how good Green Tea is. Life changing, they tell me. Here’s an example of the kind of conversations I’ve been a part of since moving here: “I replaced coffee with Green […]Read More My week on Green Tea
I recently moved to London with my wife. We got married a couple of weeks ago and I’m still enjoying introducing her as ‘my wife’ to everyone or anyone we meet. We moved from the north and many of my friends and family seemed flummoxed by the decision to move down south. I’m a stereotypical […]Read More What is it really like living in London?
At the weekend I drove a flying car, braved giant spiders in the forbidden forest and went for a ride on the Hogwarts Express. All without leaving Watford. No I didn’t buy magic mushrooms from that dodgy bloke with the face tattoos at Watford Junction, I went to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The […]Read More Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter: A Muggle’s Guide
To McVities, I am a lifelong biscuit enthusiast. When I have a cup of tea I like to have something to dunk. Is there anything more satisfying than dunking a biscuit in a cuppa? It’s not a choice it’s a necessity. I am somewhat of a maverick, I’m always searching for new things to dunk […]Read More An open letter to McVities
We have a winner! Last year I visited the top 3 burger resturants in this fine city of Newcastle-upon-Tyne with one very simple aim. To see if I could find the best burger in toon. I went to Five Guys, Byron Hamburgers and Fat Hippo. 3 amazing burger joints and 3 amazing burgers. I love my food and […]Read More The best burger in toon
Recognise this red neon hippo? Then you’ve probably been to Fat Hippo Underground. Fat Hippo are a local success story and certainly a popular choice with the locals. It was with great expectations and a rumbling belly that I headed underneath Newcastle city centre to this well established burger restaurant. Let me start with this sign: […]Read More Fat Hippo Review
There are 29 Greggs in Newcastle. That’s a canny few sausage rolls. I’ve yet to meet anyone in the North East who isn’t a fan of Greggs. Statistics have shown that on any given day around 90% of Geordies will have wolfed down a steak bake within the past 48 hours. Fact. You can’t argue with […]Read More Greggs Delivered: Pros and Cons
It’s finally here. It’s Bake Off day people. I couldn’t be more excited. The Great British Bake Off is a strange show. I openly admit to absolutely loving a show about baking. I would never openly admit to absolutely loving baking. People would think I am a strange man. Bake Off, or GBBO if you […]Read More Why The Great British Bake Off is bloody brilliant
The Grainger Market is famous for it’s local, independent traders that provide the canny people of Newcastle with everything from Pizzas to Pet Food. There are over 100 businesses based in the market and I’ve hand picked 5 of the best hidden gems for you to check out whilst you’re in the toon! Sloppy Joe’s What's up sloppy …….! […]Read More The 5 hidden gems of The Grainger Market