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... all take a turn at Captaining the team and taking full responsibility for the game. The keepers have all had a session with a specialist wicket keeper over here, Jack had a session on Monday and got a lot out of it, it's very different keeping on turf than it is on synthetic at home so they are learning some great new skills.
We have settled in to the Honest Lawyer, very impressed that we gave them ...
... it parked in a residential street about 10minutes walk away from Durham station so were a little worried about whether it would still be there, but it was and unscathed too which was a relief. Jack had texted us that he wasn't playing today as yesterday he copped a ball hard in the calf and has a corky. He thought it would be ok but it was still too sore to run on today, hopefully tomorrow will be better. So we decided to ...
... br> With the shopping craving satisfied for the day we struck off for Durham. We are staying at the Radisson Blu in the middle of the town. Dad and I stayed here in 2011 so I no it is an excellent hotel. Sue was super pleased after a quick look around......."there's even a gym and heated pool here"...yes Sue!!
Whilst in Durham there was a few things that I wanted to do. First up was to try and find my Grandmothers grave in Hartlepool. I had a look last ...
So, I may have had a few wines so will see how comprehensive this report is!! We had an early start to the morning, the boys had a 9am game and we had Jack and Sam's whites so while Rob whipped them into town i cooked a scrumptious breakfast, at least that's how I remember it went :) Off to Crook which is kind of our home base as that's where Steve played and grew up, his Mum runs the kitchen too. We played the Durham County Under 14s and were expecting a tough game. With ...
... the Cathedral and Castle. Unfortunately, that is where the Durham Uni graduations are being held and there were people everywhere so those areas were closed to the public. So we just wandered and explored, went to a little local history museum which was good although it's hard to take in the depth of the history here. There were a few interesting things, like the history of the ...
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