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Writer, anthropologist and visual artist passionate about creativity and free expression. Pastimes include rambling around the beautiful North East countryside, making friends with flowers and getting messy with paints.
evening inside omni cafe
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Incredible Eats: Omni Cafe, Monkseaton

Four letters. Two syllables. One gorgeous cafe (and an endless number of delicious bites and splendid evenings). Omni Cafe is the Monkseaton kingpin of great food and good times.
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Woodland Wandering in Watergate Forest Park

The beautiful Watergate Forest Park can be found just a hop, skip and a jump from the A1 in the borough of Gateshead and is located on the site of the former Watergate colliery. Reclamation work in the 1990s transformed the area into a haven for wildlife and an idyllic place to take a walk, comprised of woodlands, wetlands, wildflower meadows and a myriad of recreational routes.