Read Regional: South Shields

Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside. Having grown up by the gorgeous sands of Redcar and now living too far away from the sea, I relish any chance to sit on a beach and watch the waves. ┬áSo I made sure that I arrived at South Shields in South Tyneside early so […]

Read Regional: Birtley, Gateshead

My Read Regional visit to Gateshead included the opportunity to sit at the feet of an angel. I’ve seen the Angel of the North many times from the A1 (as have 33 million people every year) but when I realised it was just up the road from my event at Birtley Library, I knew I […]