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    DreamWorks Tours – Shrek’s Adventure! London

    With an action packed weekend in London we were looking for things to do that were different. We’d never tried Shrek’s Adventure before and the Easter weekend was the perfect chance. Merlin has several other attractions in the Southbank area, which means there is a full days worth of attractions here. DreamWorks Tours – Shrek’s […]

  • Arbeia roman fort South Shields

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    Arbeia Roman Fort – South Shields

    I have vague recollections from my own childhood of coming to the Arbeia Roman Fort with my Dad and little brother.  I can remember climbing the steps of the reconstructed Fort.  It was great fun to look out over the River Tyne across to North Shields.  Until recently due to my parents relocation,  I knew […]

  • Vegetable Patch by Beginners

    Vegetable Patch by Beginners

    I’d toyed with the idea of starting a Vegetable patch two years ago and it went no where. This year would be different. I would actually do it! I would actually try and finish off the garden I started to build 4 years ago. There had been a section at the far end that catches […]

  • Carrot Cake Cookies Recipe

    Carrot Cake Cookie Recipe

    One of the must have snacks at Walt Disney World has always been the Carrot Cake Cookie from the Writers Stop. If I’m totally honest there is a list of about 20 must haves, but this one is doable at home. The recipe for the Carrot Cake Cookie revolves around your favourite Carrot Cake mix. […]

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    Cafe Fish – Scarborough

    Last weekend I packed my bags and headed down to Scarborough for my annual girls weekend. No kids, no responsibilities, plenty of chat and prosecco is the recurring theme of the trip. Our base for the stay is my parents holiday home, Meadowside.  The four bedroomed home is located in the village of Burniston, some 5 […]

  • Vujon Indian Restaurant Newcastle

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    Vujon Indian Restaurant, Newcastle

    We were losing a long standing member of staff at Hooper Signs. After around 12 years manning womanning the phones, dealing with accounts and the day to day running of the business. My sister in law had decided to try a new job nearer to home. I could see elements of the reason she wanted to […]

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    Katjes Magic Candy Factory Newcastle

    3D printers are the latest in technology, Imogen’s new school even has one in the computer labs. Last weekend, the girls made their own plastic robots at Science at Life’s Maker Faire, which showcased many 3D printers. The latest pop up concession at Fenwicks Newcastle brings this 3D technology to a whole new level….printing an […]

  • Maker Faire UK Newcastle

    Maker Faire UK Newcastle

    This weekend saw Maker Faire UK take over the Centre for Life. Exhibitors, creators, crafters, inventors and lots of cool stuff was on display. We sort of knew what to expect as we’d been to the Maker Faire two years ago and the kids loved it. Basically speaking if your kids like science, flashy lights, […]

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    The Hoopers March

    Can you believe it March is finished. We’re a quarter of the way through 2017 already! It’s moving too fast. Here is a round up of the highlights of our March Adventures. Then after we’ve added the items that didn’t make it into a stand alone blog post. Restaurants Oli’s and Joe Gosforth We ran […]

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