Shrek’s Adventure (+ Shrek haul) & Namco Funscape in London

Hi guys!

Here are the pictures we took in Shrek’s adventure, what I bought there (Shrek’s adventure haul) and also Namco Funscape pictures as a bonus! 😁 This isn’t a review, there’s plenty of them out there but Ari and I had super fun while we were there!

IMG_0733IMG_0739It’s Christmas time so Donkey outside was a reindeer (like me!) 😊

IMG_0741IMG_0742The display windows outside, very SHREK-tastic and Christmasy 💛

IMG_0744Beautiful Fiona 💚💐👑

All the posters on the way to the actual show!IMG_0745IMG_0746IMG_0747IMG_0748IMG_0750IMG_0759

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And mosaic windows! 😁IMG_0755IMG_0758

This is were we waited for the show to begin:IMG_0760IMG_0761

And this is us after the show 😁 WITH SANTA SHREK!😱IMG_0763

Afterwards we walked through the Madagascar-, Kung fu Panda- & How to train your dragon rooms and too pictures with the props! 😊IMG_0769

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So much fun 😭 And I’m so happy I could do this with my best friend 💙✨💖

These are the things I bought:

The DreamWorks Tours London Travel Journal, I’ve included pictures of everything in it! It was £20 and for an extra £5 you got a ogre green keyring and magnet to put the small pictures they included and an extra photo which was the how to train your dragon one!12351099_10208408801647170_2046674366_n12351080_10208408801727172_716021284_n12348434_10208408802087181_1766100731_n12348544_10208408802727197_836813317_n12348323_10208408802327187_1256789590_n12351245_10208408802847200_238226353_n12348293_10208408803247210_460166599_n12358172_10208408803167208_595122722_n12355086_10208408803407214_731709221_n12278195_10208408803727222_1521167213_n12348739_10208408803487216_1686056560_n12358509_10208408803927227_189511822_n12355184_10208408803807224_1123811701_n

This mug cost £10 and I got one for my brother too! It has union jack on the handle and Fiona & Gingy on one side, Shrek &  and Donkey driving 😂 It’s a very pretty souvenir!12336168_10208408804007229_611336548_n

Next I got a tumbler with Gingy on it 😭 It’s red with a layer of gummy beads before the actual cup inside! It’s huge and heavy and fragile… I’ve already made two cracks in it 😢 This one was £6. 12334367_10208408804247235_1116591626_o

Lastly I had to get these: Fiona ears, that light up! I love getting headbands from amusement parks and whatnot so these felt like a must 😁 They have different settings on the lights, the ears either glow, blink or have a gradient on and off light. I like the last setting the most!  12355761_10208408804487241_1596976541_o

After Shrek’s Adventure we went into Namco Funscape, it wasn’t as exiting as we thought it would be but it wasn’t crowded and we played a little claw machine because there were some stuffed toys we haven’t seen before so it was still fun and nice to see the place!

Thank you for reading! We had a great trip 😁

IMG_0903.jpgInu helped me edit this post! // Nancy

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London to do-list.

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London, a city neither Ari or I have ever been to. We’ve talked about going since our second year in high school and it hasn’t happened until now. Probably because the money we got from CSN (the central study authority) wasn’t much and it all went to food and a game every month 😂 (It feels good to be slightly older.)

So what are we prioritizing for our first time there? Here’s the list of what we’ve planned to do:

  • Shrek’s Adventure 19566-shrek_landscapeI’ve already talked about this on my last post so that’s why it’s on top of this one! Shrek’s adventure is a themed attraction and if I’ve understood it right it’s a live show with different elements and we’ll be able to buy a travel book with our pictures in it when it’s over + there’s a few rooms themed with popular dream works where you can take your own pictures and then a gift shop! (hella exited over this one)
  • Namco Funscape1091884226_Namco1Ari and I are both reeeaally exited to go here. It seems to be an arcade hall but with bumber cars and bowling alleys… so a small amusement park indoors (my fave)? 😱💕
  • Shopping on Oxfordstreet Oxford_Street_December_2006I’ve heard the name Oxford street in the past but looking through google maps (yeah I know… I want to be able to have a sense of location when I’m there haha) I found everything I want to check out! Superdrug☆, Boots, Disney store Primark are the main ones but there’s lots of other stores so hopefully we’ll manage to get to those too!
  • Last but not least… all the sightsSights-of-London.rend.tccom.966.544Since it’s our first time visiting, we have to of course see Big Ben, London Eye & Buckingham palace but I don’t think we’ll purposely seek out all of them because it feels like they’re just there but we’ll see 😁

I hope you found this interesting and please, if you’re a Londoner or have been there and would like to give some tips about where to go/eat/shop ect. please comment and I’ll read and reply, thank you 💙

// Nancy 💖

No More Hand Drawn Animation From Disney(?)!

I woke up and saw that Eora had linked the video above.
Now, I got sad of the idea that disney won’t be making any more hand drawn 2d feature length films. The movies we grew up with, the ones called classics are beautiful! But as I looked into this a bit more in-depth, Bob Iger, the Chief Executive of the Walt Disney Company, said this (at an annual shareholders meeting in Phoenix, Arizona this past Wednesday):

“To my knowledge we’re not developing a 2D or hand-drawn feature animated film right now. There is a fair amount of activity going on in hand-drawn animation but it’s largely for television at this point. We’re not necessarily ruling out the possibility [of] a feature but there isn’t any in development at the company at the moment.” – Bob Iger, Chief Executive of the Walt Disney Company

He’s not actually saying that there won’t be any more hand drawn movies, they are just not being made right now/planned yet! This is because the last two hand drawn movies, The princess and the frog and Winnie the Pooh earned a lot less money than the 3D animated movies: Tangled and Bolt.

The princess and the frog $267 million
Winnie the Pooh $33 million
Bolt $310 million
Tangled $590 million

There’s no doubt that this is a decision made to make more money. But even if this is the case, let’s in the meanwhile enjoy the 3D movies being made, because let’s be honest, we enjoy the beautiful animations and the heart-breaking stories even though they aren’t hand drawn…
lanterns-tangled_00334738In late 2013, Frozen has it’s premier (or well November 27th in NA but February 7th in Sweden! :c). It’s based on Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale The Snow Queen.frozen-character-art-580x4291azxxSo are you still going to watch upcoming Disney movies or are you going on a strike? Maybe you haven’t had an interest in Disney movies at all?

// Nyancy