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  • Chinese Gosforth Palace

    Gosforth Palace / Poons Gosforth Review

    Gosforth High Street offers a wealth of different restaurants. We’ve created a list and we’re trying to visit all Gosforth restaurants this year as a 2018 goal, starting with Gosforth Palace.. Gosforth Palace Located just up off Gosforth High Street on Salters Road, Gosforth Palace is hard to miss. Previously called Poons Gosforth, in the […]

  • The Hoopers Family Photo Shoot

    The Hooper Hotlist of 2017

    Happy New Year from the Hoopers! 2017 has been a brilliant year for Here Come the Hoopers and we are still on cloud nine from our UK Blog Award finalist news.  Roll on April to see if we have won! I can’t honestly believe that at the middle of this month we will have been […]

  • Setting up a Dwarf Hamster Cage.

    We got Dwarf Hamsters for Christmas!

    After nearly 2 years of looking into a pet for our girls, we eventually decided to surprise them with Dwarf Hamsters. I’ll add that this was one of their Christmas presents, but that wasn’t the reason we got them. While deciding a Dog wasn’t going to fit that well into our lives we felt that Dwarf […]

  • UK Blog Awards 2018 | Shortlisted Finalists

    2018 has started on a high already. We were just starting to turn around from our holidays to getting back to work mode when an email landed from the UK Blog Awards 2018. UK Blog Awards 2018 Finalists We’ve been selected on the Shortlist for the final judging panel for the UK Blog Awards 2018 […]

  • Enchanted Belsay 2017

    Enchanted Belsay – English Heritage

    Belsay Hall is an English Heritage Property not too far away from us in Ponteland.  Like most English Heritage properties the Hall is a shell of a building and often used as a gallery to house art installations. The last time we went to the property was in 2009 when Stella McCartney had her glass […]

  • A Year of Home Improvements

    A Year of Home Improvements

    Everything seems to hit at the same time and sometimes it’s intentional, while other times it’s just bad luck. 2017 in the Hooper House was one project after another. Some projects had been put off, some had been planned for and others were just pure luxury wants. Upgrading the Wifi and Creating a Data Point! We’d […]

  • Enchanted Parks Gateshead

    Enchanted Parks 2017-Saltwell Park Gateshead

    For the second December running, we braved the cold to head out to Saltwell Park for their Enchanted park Inventor’s Ball.  It really was a freezing night and we will all look like the Michelin men the number of layers we had on.  We booked a 7.30pm slot on the Friday evening, as I knew Alan wouldn’t […]

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