Sunderland

There is so much I could say in this introductory paragraph to introduce my home city, and nothing would do it justice. I hold Sunderland on a very high pedestal and feel incredibly fortunate that I was born and raised a Mackem through and through. I hope that in the following posts, I do it justice.

Doxford Park
Sunderlands Parks

Sunderland is incredibly fortunate to have a large number of parks within the city. All of which are packed full of natural beauty and deep history.

Roker Beach and Pier
Sunderlands Coastline

Perhaps one of the cities greatest assets is our position on the coast. Discover everything that makes it great here.

Roker Park Bandstand
Sunderlands History

Sunderland has an incredible history. This entire blog could solely focus on it, however, I will attempt to uncover just some of it.

Seven Sisters at Copt Hill
Sunderland Daily Walks

This is very relevant right now seen as we are in lockdown. Within this page, there are a great number of places you can go for daily walks in the city.

Fausto Coffee at Roker
Sunderland Hospitality

Our city has some incredible places to eat and drink. This page wouldn’t do justice to Mackem life if we didn’t celebrate that!

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North East Christmas Gift Guide

The North East of England is full of small; and independent businesses. So here is a Christmas gift guide with products from my favourite North East small and local businesses. At this time of year I always like to do what I can to support these businesses because if we don’t use them, we will […]

Guide to Prague, Czech Republic

Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Its nickname is the city of a hundred spires because of the many it has. Along with a rich and in some parts dark history, food and drink culture and stunning architecture, Prague is definitely a city worth seeing. […]

Guide to High and Low Force Waterfalls, County Durham

High Force is perhaps the most famous waterfall in the North East. The waterfall is part of the River Tees in the equally stunning Teesdale Valley. You can make the most of your day by visiting the other nearby falls of Low Force and Summerhill Force. High and Low Force has been on my list […]