Style & Stuff Editorial
Halloween! (Now with added adults)
The Life Science Centre are opening late for a special, adults-only, Halloween party on the last Friday of October. I’m so there!
Let's talk about winter coats
The new range of coats (or “technical jackets” as they call them) from Protest look great either on the slopes or on the streets (or indeed on sloping streets. I wore mine on ...
This Halloween, take the Michael
And the Michael you should take is Michael Myers, the villain/anti-hero of slasher film ‘Halloween’, who is all over these new t-shirts and set to make his return to the big s...
You were the future once
Adidas have reached deep into their Big Bag of Retro and pulled out some digital watches which have just been released. Quite nice, aren’t they?
Watch the skies!
The first North Pennines Stargazing Festival was a huge success last year and it’s back from 20 October-4 November with three times the number of events and, ahem, stars galor...
Indulge your dark side
Over the last few years The Winter Droving in Penrith has become one of THE events of the calendar so be prepared to turn your clock back (at least four centuries) and dive he...
The Thrift that keeps giving
The always-incredible Festival of Thrift is back in Redcar this September with the kind of programme that’ll knock your sustainable socks off. And – get this! – it’s free admi...
The fabulous Scandinavian design store KOTA in Newcastle has got a brand new premises in the centre of town (and a rather lovely online shop, too).
A white suede shoe. Mmm...
I can’t resist little beauties from Clarks who continue to earn the sobriquet “ever reliable”.
Sitting in an English garden…
…waiting for the sun. If the sun don’t come you get a tan from standing in the English rain… Any Beatles fan will tell you that these words come from the lyrics of ‘I Am the W...
These boots were made for rockin’
Just when you thought that Dr. Martens couldn’t possibly get any more rock and roll they unveil their Rock & Roll collection.
A little chat about bags
People go bonkers for bags, do they not, with astronomical sums being handed over for something - for all intents and purposes - that we keep our tampons in.
Your new favourite jumper
It’s the height of summer and I’m chewing the fat about massive jumpers. That’s just the way I roll (neck) sometimes.