The Bishop Blaize
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... Blackpool Saturday then we catch up with them again on Sunday at Altofts down near Leeds. Lots of travelling and we have found it difficult to see as much as we can but not miss any cricket, it's all go!!
We have suntans!! Who would have thought that possible in Northern England!! today's weather was beautiful and it's not a bad way to spend the day watching the cricket in these beautiful surroundings ...
... 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 ...
... lesson to go with it, we really enjoyed it. Late lunch in The Slug and Lettuce restaurant, not a autocorrect fail, that's it's really name! Then we grabbed some groceries, did a fairy drop at the Raddison of some munchies for the boys and headed back to the farm for a quiet night in. Plan for tomorrow is a game at Crook during the day then a T20 match in Durham, big day of cricket ...
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