Author: Kip Hakes

Hi! I’m Kip, I’m a 38 year old Daddy Blogger / Vlogger. I’m married to Vicki, I've got two children, a Daughter, Georgia (15), a Son, James (6) not to mention a Puppy called Duggee - we live in the Essex countryside. I’ve blogged since 2008, and my blogging subjects include – Parenting, Technology, Reviews, Photography, Rants and Raves and more. I’m Designer of stuff by day, and a total nerd at night.

Reality Killed the Video Star

I don’t really like doing ‘hot takes’ on current news stories. I prefer to take a step back, let events unfold, and then muse everything over. I suppose though, …

The 1am Ponderance Situation

Me – Yawn ” I’m tired, I should sleep.” My brain – “Hi Kip, I’ve drawn up a list of every single way that you’re a waste of skin, …

Trouble at t’ pipdig mill..

Something fascinating happened over the weekend. I spotted this post from my mate Jem. I’ve known Jem for years, and when it comes to all things web-development she’s probably …

Everyone wants to be famous

I’ve been blogging for just shy of 11 years now. I’m a Blogging (and literal) Old Timer. I’ve seen Bloggers come and go, I’ve seen Bloggers pass away, I’ve …
Reality Killed the Video Star
The 1am Ponderance Situation
It’s the 5th Birthday of CBeebies Land at Alton Towers Resort – Join the Party!
Bears Den – Red Earth and Pouring Beer
Aubergine Pasta
Really Easy Vegetarian Quorn Chilli
Super simple Mushroom and Rosemary Ragu with Gnocchi
Quorn Fish Finger Lasagne
Four Nights in New York – A Travel Guide

Back in February, Vicki and I headed to New York for...

4 Nights in New York : A Beginners Guide – Part 1

Anyone that knows me knows that I can’t stay away from...

Alton Towers – Feel the Power of the Towers

This time of year is a bit of a low point...

Hidden Gems in North Wales

North Wales is a region which has a little bit of...

Review – The Braintree Express Christmas Experience at Freeport Braintree
Review – Love Possibly
Review – Roav VIVA by Anker – Alexa for your CAR!
Review – Horror at Hinchingbrooke House
Four Nights in New York – A Travel Guide

Back in February, Vicki and I headed to New York for...

4 Nights in New York : A Beginners Guide – Part 1

Anyone that knows me knows that I can’t stay away from...

Alton Towers – Feel the Power of the Towers

This time of year is a bit of a low point...

Hidden Gems in North Wales

North Wales is a region which has a little bit of...

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