• Follow Me,  Food,  Out and About

    Day 11

    The long bank holiday weekend hooray! Poached egg on toast for breakfast, cup of tea. Walked partly around village to post birthday card. Made use of the glorious weather and drove to Tynemouth with. A picnic. We walked along the seafront and wandered up the Main Street to the market inside the train station. Tynemouth is well worth the visit if you haven’t been, the market is open every Saturday and Sunday and sells an eclectic mix of new, old, very old and artisan goods etc. The beach is very clean, you can sit for ages watching the brave swimmers (the North Sea is freezing even in the middle of summer),…

  • Out and About

    Next Stop Tynemouth Markets

    Tynemouth markets are housed in the metro station and run every Saturday and Sunday from 9am until 4pm. We visited for the first time on Sunday and had an absolutely fabulous time. There was a wonderful array of sights, sounds and smells all coming from an eclectic mix of stalls. From the artisan to shop bought, from brand new to secondhand, from international food to confectionary stalls there was definitely something for everyone. The whole experience was colourful, varied and definitely fun. There were an awful lot of good quality items at mostly reasonable prices to peruse and purchase. I bought some fabric with a repeat flamingo pattern, I’m going…