The Hoppings~June 2017~Part 5

Part 1 HERE   Part 2 Here   Part 3 HERE   part 4 HERE The last part of The Hoppings series concludes with a battle, or rather a display by the army.  Actually I wasn’t quite sure what they were meant to be doing, but lots of army chaps charging about in vehicles, shooting and running about. All good fun. 🙂     Apparently this rocket launcher thingy can launch a rocket from Newcastle and precisely hit the football stadium in Middlesborough.  No need to shoot that far I thought, the Stadium of Shite in Sunderland would be a…

The Hoppings~June 2017~part 3

Part 1 HERE.  Part 2 HERE. Eventually, after a horrid lunch of side stall burger and fries (the majority of which ended up in a bin) we got to the area where the military show was.  Lots of side shows of equipment, medivac demos, helicopters, climbing walls recruiting booths and a fenced of arena for the ‘shows’. First off we had a parachute display They all landed so easy, like a walk in the park After this, we had a police dog show, but that’s another post, so stay tooned 🙂 (as an aside… it was 30 degrees 2 weeks…