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39. Dine at Blackfriars

Blackfriars is, for a history nerd like myself, undoubtedly the most interesting restaurant in Newcastle. It is the oldest dining room in the whole of the United Kingdom with a fascinating history that dates back to 1239. 417 more words

Toon In Its Time

I was inspired by S. John Ross’s rather excellent recent post on the subject to take another look at Toon. The story behind the writing of  1,359 more words

Tabletop RPGs

Out of the woods: Thai 'hermits' harness web to go global

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

KHON KAEN, Thailand: From communing with forest spirits to whipping up love potions, Thailand’s cave-dwelling hermits once conducted their supernatural endeavours with just ancient magic and ritual as their guide. 858 more words

Current Affairs

38. Bowl and dine at Lane 7!

I’ve always been partial to a spot of bowling – as a child I made many a train journey from Hexham to Metro Centre with my pals purely to participate in the sport. 337 more words

six°north Auld Toon Tripel

Appearance: Rich golden.

Aroma: Hint of spice, flowery.

Taste: Sweet, honey, very harsh finish.

Score: 5

Beer Blog

37. Shop around in Grainger Market

Situated in a Grade 1 building in the centre of Newcastle, Grainger Market first opened in October 1835 as the biggest market in all of Europe. 575 more words