Hello 2019!

Happy belated New Year! Sorry I’ve been missing in action, pre-Christmas exams kept me busy and then we spent Christmas in Cuba, which was amazing. I’m sure they’ll be a blog post about our adventures there, it wasn’t all sitting by the pool and we had an exhilarating adventure involving speedboats! 2018 had amazing adventures,…

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Lotherton Hall Christmas Experience

I was gutted to miss the press night at Lotherton Hall for their Christmas Experience, but we were kindly given a press pass for another day to visit. We’ve visited Lotherton Hall a few times, and so I was looking forward to the ‘Twelve Days of Christmas Woodland Walk’ and Enchanted Fairy Dell. We unfortunately…

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An A-Z of me, Hip2trek!

I recently enjoyed blog posts from fellow outdoor bloggers, Splodz and The Urban Wanderer, with their ‘A-Z’ list of themselves. It was interesting to learn a few things about them, and so I decided to attempt my own. So, here goes, an A-Z of Hip2trek A – Acting! For the past few years I’ve worked, very…

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Zombies vs Pirates at Castle Howard

Every time we drive past the signs for Castle Howard, I always say “Ooo I really want to go there”. It’s a fabulous stately home not far from York and has acres of park and woodland, along with lakes, fountains and formal gardens. Just the sort of place to go if you fancy getting outside…

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Goodbye to Summer!

The kids went back to school last week and it was time to say goodbye to our summer outside. I’ll be honest, the house, cats and me, sighed with relief as the kids went back to school! It wasn’t that I was fed up with them being at home, more fed up of some of…

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