Alan Hooper

  • Malmaison Special Offer deals Newcastle

    Bubbles and Breakfast at Malmaison Newcastle

    To celebrate our 14 year wedding anniversary, Catherine books in a Bubbles and Breakfast deal at Malmaison on Newcastle’s Quayside. We’d already booked our meal out at Kaltur on Dean Street and decided to expand the celebrations. Malmaison Newcastle Deal The last time I got on a bus to stay in a hotel was a […]

  • Harry Potter Wizards Unite UK App

    Harry Potter: Wizards Unite UK Tips and Game App.

    It’s starting to happen again, but this time Harry Potter Wizards Unite could be the adults choice. We’ve downloaded the latest Augmented Reality game on our phones. When I say we, that’s Cat and myself, the kids haven’t got excited about it. Based upon a similar style of game like Pokémon Go, the “get outdoors […]

  • Hatchimals Pixies

    Cracking Open the Latest Hatchimals Pixies

    #AD – We were gifted the Hatchimals Pixies to unbox The Hatchimals series has been in front of our kids for most of their lives. From the big self-hatching Hatchimals down to the Hatchimals Colleggtables. Today we were diving into the latest discovery from Hatchtopia, the Hatchimals Pixies. Hatchimals Pixies Hatchimals Pixies are a new […]

  • Disney On Ice 100 Years of Magic

    Disney On Ice: 100 Years of Magic

    AD – We have been gifted Press Tickets Disney On Ice is back again a the Newcastle Utilita Arena, with a celebration of 100 Years of Magic. This Disney On Ice production features over 50 of your favourite Disney Characters including many Disney Princesses, Pixar pals as well as the Disney Classics. You can’t help […]

  • Dippy the Dinosaur in Newcastle

    On our last adventure to London Dippy, the Dinosaur had already left the Natural History Museum. It was almost as though he knew we were coming. I say “He”, but to be honest no one is really sure if Dippy the Dinosaur is male or female!Anyway, we were given the chance to meet Dippy as […]

  • Coral Island Blackpool

    What’s at Coral Island Amusements, Blackpool?

    #Ad- This is a collaborative post with Coral Island As much as we love a bit of culture there’s something special about spending time in the arcades. Whenever we got to Scarborough or even to my parents home in South Shields the first thing they ask is to go to the amusements. Location of Coral […]

  • Basilico Gosforth

    Restaurants in Gosforth you should visit.

    Gosforth has so many restaurants and your almost spoilt for choice. As a Gosforth boy, I’ve seen many of them come and go and only a handful or restaurants have lasted on Gosforth High Street. Barluga – Gosforth High Street Barluga is one of the newest venues on Gosforth High Street, replacing the old Lock […]

  • National Science and Media Museum in Bradford

    The National Science and Media Museum in Bradford.

    We were looking for somewhere to got that we’d never been to before. We’d felt like we’d visited all the FREE stuff in the Newcastle area many times over. It was North East Family Fun that suggested the Science and Media Museum in Bradford as they’d had a great day out there. So we chewed […]