Thorpe Park | 2021 Post Lockdown Return

    With the Lockdown being here on and off for over a year, May 2021 was potentially towards opening up to normality, With theme parks allowed to reopen how were they getting on? how were they dealing with Covid and social distancing procedures with time to adjust? this time we looked at Thorpe Park a place we visited last year during the covid Era, but with it all still feeling fresh and new at the time.

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  • Part-Time and Dad Time

    A couple of years ago after working full-time non-stop for nearly 20 years, we had a change around in our life and work situation, this allowed me to go part-time and spend more time with the kids and be part of family life, 2 years on how are we getting on? what’s been happening? and more importantly, is it working.

    Dad Life
    / June 14, 2021
  • What are we looking forward to after Lockdown?

    With Lockdown hitting in 2020, and then two further lockdowns following we saw a stop-start time over several months, so much so over a year and for like ourselves we have seen very little out of either being at home or at work, the same goes for the children as they have also been either at home or a school…sometimes.

    / June 11, 2021
  • Diary of our COVID 19 Lockdown | May2021

    Last year in March 2020 I decided to do a Lockdown Diary, these were weekly but with the return to a bit more normality, kids back to school everything starting to open, I moved it to Monthly, and with us still in Lockdown each month was continuing through our journeys. We hit may! 2 bank holidays more easing of lockdown, jabs, and beginning of half term, plus it’s the sunshine returned!

    / June 7, 2021
  • Disney Plus | What’s happening in June

    With so much coming out at the moment across the streaming platforms it’s difficult to keep up, but with Disney Plus growing on there platform what’s due to come out in the month of June? well for me Loki was the big hitter though for the whole family there was an assortment across Disney + and Star.

    / June 4, 2021
  • Geek Gear | Mystery Magic Wearable Bundle Kids + Giveaway

    Geek Gear is a website that provides many different pop culture items that you can buy, it also features different mystery boxes which features those pop culture brands like Harry Potter, Marvel, Disney, Rick and Morty, Nintendo etc, however, they have gone far more into Harry Potter and the wizarding world and this was one of their Wearable bundles, featuring 10 Tees.

    Dad's Man Cave
    / May 31, 2021
  • My Favourite Console of the Generation | NES vs Master System 2

    Being a gamer for most of my life and being in the industry for over half my life I’ve been close to many gaming platforms, I’ve seen it almost all for the last 30 plus years and over those years I have opinions and thoughts across the platforms, they can often be regarded and Consoles Wars and put into generations. This one is one of the earliest console battles I can remember and features the first Nintendo home console and Sega’s Master System.

    Dad's Man Cave
    / May 28, 2021
  • My Top 5 Tarantino Films

    Quentin Tarantino is a world-famous writer, producer and director, he even does some acting in some of his films but often not a major role, he has been involved in a host of films, TV shows and even gaming a little, but he’s known for his films that he was solely involved in, there snot many as he’s not a writer/director that produces 1 to 2 films a year, he’s has a cult following and arguably changed the face of independent cinema in the early ’90s, and began a change in this style of the film.

    Dad's Man Cave
    / May 24, 2021
  • Theme Park Apps

    Theme Park Apps have become a much bigger thing over the last few years, with many of the top attractions and Theme Parks having them. As I’ve visited a few places over the last years I’ve begun to download and use most of them, but are they worth it? should you use them? What’s the point of them?

    / May 21, 2021
  • Roo the Baker

    Roo at a younger age enjoyed baking, she liked to be involved whether it was a school or with us in the kitchen, as she has got older she has enjoyed more baking and trying new baking techniques, let alone at her high school where she does even more baking, its one of those that hobbies shes enjoyed and stuck with her.

    / May 17, 2021