• Food,  Out and About

    Malmaison

    We recently visited Malmaison, Newcastle Quayside for a girly weekend. The location, hotel rooms and food were very good. We all enjoyed the treatments in the spa but we did miss a swimming pool or even a jacuzzi. When we arrived there were some complimentary truffles (they looked handmade) in the room. They were delicious, even if they were about a million syns each.  We had a cocktail each in the bar (part of the deal). I had the Painkiller, it was delicious and certainly the tastiest out of the four. After coctaiks we we were taken into the restaurant. I had the beef brisket dish. Delicious – definitely a…

  • Out and About

    Mother’s Day

    Today was Mother’s Day. Mother’s dotted around the country will have been celebrating and I’m no different. We’ve had a lovely day having lunch with our boys, their chosen partners, my mum and auntie. I received some lovely gifts, such as this blog page. I’ve used Tumblr for a good while now, you might say I cut my blogging teeth on it. But the time has come to play with the big boys now hence this shiny new blog where I can share lots of different things with a wider audience. A much appreciated gift from my son and his partner. Amongst other lovely things I also got a ticket…