Lifestyle

Keeping your spirits up when the temperature falls

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That time of year has arrived when the streets are laced in ice and you can no longer dress with the motto of ‘style over substance’. The days are being quickly consumed by...

Greenwashing: is sustainability becoming a trend for companies to make money?

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‘Sustainable’, ‘eco-friendly’ and indeed ‘green’ are all loaded words within modern marketing aimed at a captive audience who, paradoxically,...

The new minimalism

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Clarity and intention. Two words which are fundamentally associated with minimalism in all its strands, whether that be the modernist art movement, dynamic music genre, or what...

Guide to Galentine’s day in Newcastle

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Galentine’s Day is celebrated on February 13th and originated back in 2010. This new-found holiday was created by the character Leslie Knope from the well-loved American TV show...

Restaurant Review: Chaophraya

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Culture editor Alex Moore heads to Chaophraya for a night of Thai fine dining. ...

‘Tis The Season for Gift Shopping (fa la la la la la la la la)

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Fenwick’s Christmas window has been revealed, Northumberland Street has turned into Santa’s workshop, and Michael Bublé is now the go-to at pre-drinks. Yes, the festive...

To fake or not to fake: Which Christmas tree is better

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It’s December, and the Christmas season has officially begun! The decorations are starting to go up, and the Christmas tree is by far the most important. With this in mind,...

For those who don’t celebrate Christmas

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What do people do if they don’t celebrate Christmas? Why escaping the festive season doesn’t make you a bah-humbug. Christmas can be the most wonderful time of the year, in...

Why the Christmas Market has been sleighing

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Christmas has officially come to town. Now that Grainger street is decked out from head to toe with fairy lights, and the queue for the Fenwick’s window continues to grow down...

Biscuits about biscuits

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What’s your favourite biscuit?  Our writers tell us their top biscuits   I hope you like Jammin’ too Jammie Dodgers. The classic British sandwich of shortbread and...