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Strolling by the Quayside

We were blessed with good weather yesterday and so I thought of taking the parents out to Quayside for a leisurely stroll. It was their first time to take the Metro here in Newcastle. We reached the city center in about 15 minutes from Benton. We sat and looked around for a bit before walking… Continue reading Strolling by the Quayside

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Our Sunday Roast Experience

After church we went to Toby Carvery to have the traditional Sunday Roast. We each had a slice of the four roast meats available – turkey, beef, apple glazed pork, and honey and mustard gammond. I went all out on the sides. By the end of the line my plate had steamed broccoli, carrots, stuffing,… Continue reading Our Sunday Roast Experience

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First Day in Newcastle

After four years I’m back in Newcastle Upon Tyne to visit my sister Tess, and my parents are with me this time. It’s very exciting because they have never been to Europe before. We have a great vacation planned and hopefully we’ll be able to update this blog often to keep you posted about our… Continue reading First Day in Newcastle

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A Day in the Life of Harry Potter

It is every Potterhead’s dream to bask in the glory of J.K. Rowling’s magical universe and I got the chance to do so at the Harry Potter Studios in Leavesden. It had just opened a few months before I was set to visit England so I was absolutely chuffed to take a tour.¬†Fortunately we were… Continue reading A Day in the Life of Harry Potter