The Independent: We Tried Haggling In High Street Shops And It Was A Total Disaster

Do you have it in you to stand in front of a total stranger, palms sweating, and ask them for a favour? To stand there while a person who has all the power in the transaction of goods in exchange for money looks at you like you are just the very worst type of person?Continue reading “The Independent: We Tried Haggling In High Street Shops And It Was A Total Disaster”

The Guardian: Bootcut Jeans Will Get You All Eventually

This week came the warning that squatting in skinny jeans can cause severe damage to your nerves after a 35-year-old woman was hospitalised after suffering from “bilateral foot drop and foot numbness, which caused her to trip and fall”. It may sound ridiculous to us, but the poor woman had cut off the circulation toContinue reading “The Guardian: Bootcut Jeans Will Get You All Eventually”

Scran On The Tyne: Tyneside Bar Café – A Culinary Blockbuster

Some things in life are very hard. Trying to understand how “Carry On…” films should be viewed in our modern society, for example, is very tricky. Just like trying to learn how to tie your laces. Our lives are filled, from cradle to tomb, with some very difficult problems. So any small help, in whateverContinue reading “Scran On The Tyne: Tyneside Bar Café – A Culinary Blockbuster”

Scran On The Tyne: Great Burgers At The Central Bar Gateshead… Who Knew?!

Situated, some might say snuggly, just underneath a railway bridge, The Central Bar Gateshead, helmed by the guys and gals at the burgeoning Head Of Steam, is a sight for sore eyes. Just a quick walk from the Sage and the Quayside, and repurposing the abandoned building that it is situated in, Central Bar couldContinue reading “Scran On The Tyne: Great Burgers At The Central Bar Gateshead… Who Knew?!”