Food & Drink

Rustic afternoon tea at St Mary’s Inn

Rustic Afternoon Tea at St Mary’s Inn, Morpeth

Ahead of my visit to St Mary's Inn at the weekend, I knew two things. The first, they apparently do a lovely Sunday dinner, and secondly, it's a converted hospital turned pub that's currently being built around by a new housing estate. I was invited to try their rustic afternoon tea, so on Saturday afternoon I took my mum along with me to see what it was like. rea[...]

BBQ Season with Nicholson's of Whitley Bay

Get Ready for BBQ Season with Nicholsons of Whitley Bay

Planning a BBQ in the North East of England during summer isn't exactly straightforward, thanks to the temperamental weather fronts we frequently see battering the coastline. But one thing's for sure when we do get to BBQ, we take full advantage and we do it properly. Prior to this week the last one I attended included a wheelbarrow filled with alcohol, lots of emerg[...]