Sunderland Live Launch

Last night was the launch event for Sunderland Live, a new company spin-out from Sunderland City Council. Sunderland Live is the events team behind some of the North East’s biggest and best loved festivals and events. The event took place at Angelos Restaurant in Sunniside and in celebration of the brand had been decked out with orange themed sweets from Sweet Home Alabama and delicious cupcake bouquets by Baked Cupcakery (see above)! Carrying on with the Sunderland theme, guests were then treated to an acoustic set by The Lake Poets and feasted on a delicious buffet provided by Angelos. It…

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Things to do in the North East : Wise Words

Lots of people ask me why I started writing a blog and quite honestly the answer is, I started because I wanted to get the best grades possible at university and it helped! When it came to graduating time I’d picked up the habit though and throughout university people had complained to me they couldn’t find anything to do – so I decided to prove them wrong and write about things to do in the North East. I explain this in my faq’s, if you haven’t already seen. I was tired of hearing how bored people were and how there…

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Sunderland : 2013 Zip Wire Challenge

I’m a true believer in the whole cliched new year new start thing – it’s refreshing to put a close on things which maybe haven’t worked out as you hoped in the previous year and a positive way to challenge yourself in the new one. 2012 was one of the most amazing years of my life and then it got a little bit tricky towards December. Rosie recently wrote a post on how last year she’d made a conscious decision to always be a ‘yes woman’. I’ve always been a yes person but sometimes when things get difficult and times…

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