In previous years, we have helped raise thousands of pounds for Comic Relief and Sport Relief as part of blogger collective Team Honk. In 2014, we were part of a national team which moved a baton from Land’s End to John O’Groats, and in 2015 we were part of the huge Danceathon at Wembley Arena. Team Honk have raised in excess of £80,000 since 2013. Continue reading
Better late than never! In October 2016, we made the trip over to Leeds to visit the Royal Armouries. It’s another great free day out, but not to suit everyone’s taste. I knew that not all my girls would enjoy this one, but I made them all go anyway. It’s character building, and we needed somewhere new to see which wasn’t too far away, indoors, and didn’t blow our budget. Continue reading
This week, we paid a visit to the newly opened Bugtopia, which is in Hornsea Freeport, in East Yorkshire.
The chief deputy editor (the 12 year old) explains more…….. Continue reading
Hasn’t 2016 been a funny old year? It’s certainly one we’ll be talking about for years to come. For us, it’s been another year full of adventure and exploration. As the children are getting older, our trips have gotten further away and more adventurous. We’re moving from little farm zoos to more exciting activities. What have you gotten up to this year? Continue reading
It’s day six of the Christmas holidays now and while we’ve quite enjoyed a mix of chilling out and using the time to get Christmas stuff done, we thought it would be a good idea to get out today and do something fun. We decided to brave the cold and visit Pirate Adventure Golf in Hull. Continue reading
Its that time of year again when Hull Truck Theatre definitely, absolutely do NOT do a panto. And this year’s non-panto is A Christmas Treasure Island. We were very excited to be invited back again to see what it’s all about. Continue reading
Santa has arrived at Flemingate in Beverley. And he’s here in style! He is in residence every Thursday – Sunday until the 18th December, and then every day including Christmas Eve. You can just turn up, but if you prefer to book, please visit Flemingate’s website.
So on our second visit to Santa already this year, and this time it was Princes Quay in Hull. We’ve seen Santa at Princes Quay before, and I have to say that the offering gets better year on year. Continue reading
I know it’s still November but we’re feeling all Christmassy already here and are excited about the prospect of a snowy winter this year after a couple of dry years. When Chill Factor-e in Manchester invited us to go and try out their indoor Snow Park with a visit to Santa thrown in we jumped at the chance. Continue reading