Category: Blog

For the last eleven years, Kip Hakes has blogged his thoughts, ramblings and musings. There are blog posts on all manner of subjects right here. From technology, theme parks, days outs to parenting, it’s all for the reading! Enjoy!

Can you help me?

I’m going to be entirely honest with you.. There’s not much money in Blogging and Vlogging, especially at my level. You might have seen some adverts on the blog, …

Born to Run…. Again.

You know – I do miss going to the gym. Aside from the fact – a) it’s closed and b) I can’t afford it – there was the ‘incident’ …

Bloggers Beware

Yesterday I had an email, yes, I know that’s nothing exciting.. But, it turned out to be a scam. Here’s the email. Hi Kip, You are using my client’s …

The last normal day out..

It feels like ‘lockdown’ has been going on for YEARS. I think it’s about 80 days now? Something like that. Time has all gone a bit screwy – hasn’t …

Happy Birthday to me!

It’s my birthday on Friday, and I’m feeling a bit flat about it.  Thing is, right now I was due to have just got back from New York (my …

Funeral for a Friend

I really don’t like funerals.. Yeah, I know – no one really likes funerals. However, they are a part of adult life (or death?), and as you get older …
Alton Towers Scarefest 2020 IS Happening – Here are the details..
Back to Reality (and back to the Five Bells)
I’m not convinced COVID-19 is the problem…
Can you help me?
Super Simple Katsu Curry
Paneer, Tomato and Spinach Curry
Alleppy Quorn Curry – Vegan Friendly
Creamy Cheese and Pea Pasta with Vivera Veggie Bacon Pieces
How to Prepare for a Scuba Diving Trip to Antarctica

Scuba diving offers you a glimpse of marine life, and combine...

Should I stay, or should I go?

Making travel plans is a pain at the moment. The current...

Alton Towers Resort 2020 Opening Announced

In what feels like times of terrible news continuously, I was...

A quick trip to Belfast – Including the Titanic Museum and Bus Tour

Last weekend we took James for a very quick trip to...

Review – Tulleys Christmas Experience 2019
Review – Chessington Howl’o’ween 2019
Review – Horror at Hinchingbrooke House 2019
Review – Alton Towers Scarefest 2019
How to Prepare for a Scuba Diving Trip to Antarctica

Scuba diving offers you a glimpse of marine life, and combine...

Should I stay, or should I go?

Making travel plans is a pain at the moment. The current...

Alton Towers Resort 2020 Opening Announced

In what feels like times of terrible news continuously, I was...

A quick trip to Belfast – Including the Titanic Museum and Bus Tour

Last weekend we took James for a very quick trip to...

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