September 12, 2021 3 min read
Our story begins a few years ago when both Lucy and Paul worked full time in their respective previous careers. Lucy as a Deputy Headteacher at a local First School and Paul running the Tourist Information Centres within North Tyneside. Both had a huge love of the North East, it's people and it's places.
For Paul he was always in his element welcoming the hundreds of visitors each year who would travel to the region from all over the UK and far further afield on the daily ferry crossing from Holland and the many cruise ships that would berth on the River Tyne. It was an absolute labour of love, passionately promoting the area and setting all those visitors up with all the information they needed and more for a memorable stay.
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May 17, 2022 3 min read
We'll all never forget that feeling in March 2020 where it felt that the world was closing in around us.
In the mix of the worries about a global pandemic we had absolutely no idea if our business that we loved so much, and put our hearts and souls, into would survive. It was such a worrying feeling and at this stage we really had no plan.
Then out of the blue one of our amazing customers got in touch with us, concerned about the survival of small indie businesses they suggested that we produced a print in the vein of the WW2 "Keep Calm and Carry On" ethos but with a Whitley Bay angle...
April 23, 2022 3 min read
April 16, 2022 5 min read
One year ago, I would never have believed you if you told me I would be moving from Phuket, Thailand to live in England! And yet here I am, living in the Baltic climes of Whitley Bay....
Read more about Natasha (Tash)'s journey to live in wonderful Whitley Bay.