RE Corbridge

The sun was shining today, so after quite a lazy morning (the best kind of Sunday morning) we decided to have a drive to Corbridge. First stop was RE. I checked with the staff that it was okay for me to take photos and was given the go-ahead straight away… off I went with my…

Ritu & Jorin’s Wedding Day – Shortflatt Tower

Part three! I really thought I could do it in two, I couldn’t. Victoria was right. The civil ceremony was to take place at 3.30pm at Shortflatt Tower in Belsay, just 20 minutes away from where the Sikh ceremony took place (read about that here). We had 2 hours between ceremonies to get ready. I took…

Harwood Health & Spa

When I received an invitation to the re-launch of a luxury woodland retreat and spa in Northumberland I obviously jumped at the chance (and felt very lucky). The event was on Monday evening and I took along my lovely friend Sioban as my guest. Harwood Health & Spa has had a full refurbishment and boasts…

Autentico Paint Workshop at Penny Pieces!

Last month I did a post on one of my favourite little shops, Penny Pieces, in Ponteland (read it here). In it I mentioned that Sylvia & Deborah had invited me to take part in a Beginners Chalk Paint Workshop, using Autentico Chalk Paints, to say thank you for featuring PP on my blog. The class was…

An Abundance of Prettiness at Penny Pieces

Penny Pieces is an adorable shop just outside Newcastle, in Ponteland, which has been open since December 2013. I’ve seen the flowery bicycle & sign many times as I’ve driven past but eventually visited for the first time a month ago as my cousin wanted to pop in. In Penny Pieces you’ll find fabulous shabby…