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 …
How To Invisibly Mount a Sky Q Mini Box on your TV! (Or any set-top box!)
Is the Alton Chained Oak Tree of the Year 2020?
Alton Towers Scarefest 2020 IS Happening – Here are the UPDATED details..
Back to Reality (and back to the Five Bells)
What You Need to Know in Building a Wine Cellar
Super Simple Katsu Curry
Paneer, Tomato and Spinach Curry
Alleppy Quorn Curry – Vegan Friendly
Top 10 Free Things to Do in London

London is one of the best places to visit on a...

The Best Locations For A Family Holiday In New South Wales

If it is coming to that time of the year that...

Review – Glamp at The Priory

As an adult, I’ve never been a fan of camping –...

Should I stay, or should I go?

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

Review – Glamp at The Priory
Review – Tulleys Christmas Experience 2019
Review – Chessington Howl’o’ween 2019
Review – Horror at Hinchingbrooke House 2019
Top 10 Free Things to Do in London

London is one of the best places to visit on a...

The Best Locations For A Family Holiday In New South Wales

If it is coming to that time of the year that...

Review – Glamp at The Priory

As an adult, I’ve never been a fan of camping –...

Should I stay, or should I go?

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

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