THE WEEK THAT WAS…

A brief round-up of what we visited, watched, drank, listened to and took part in this week.

What we visited…

Yvette Mattern’s ‘Global Rainbow‘ laser art installation at St Mary’s Lighthouse, Whitley Bay which marks the beginning of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad programme in the North East.

What we watched…

Michael‘, the debut feature from Austrian film-maker Markus Schleinzer.

What we listened to…

Gypsy Punks by Gogol Bordello

What we drank…

Polish Martini

1 part Bison Grass flavoured vodka
1 part honey liqueur
1 part apple juice

Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add all ingredients. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Add apple and cinnamon for decoration.

What we took part in…

Ross took part in The Little Hearts Matter Cup, a 7-a-side charity football tournament. The event raised more than £4000 for the charity Little Hearts Matter which provides support and information to families who have been affected by a diagnosis of a single ventricle heart condition (half a working heart).

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