BEST WESTERN Whitworth Hall Hotel

Stanners Lane, Spennymoor, Durham, England, DL16 7QX, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Of Tyrants and Travel Plans

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... guys went to see the sequel to 300, an adrenaline pumping movie that certainly got me motivated to work hard at the gym this week.

All in all it has been a quiet few weeks since dad left. However, after two more weeks of hunkering down in the library I am off to Ireland on the 27th. In the meantime, I will be attending a St. Patricks Day formal and party, a Harry Potter themed banquet and much much more. Keep on reading - the adventure is just kicking off.
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Dad in Dunelm

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... friends and give dad a taste of Grey College fine dinning. After dinner we all played pool, board games and then watched Ghost Busters in the MCR. Dad also got to try a classic Grey College Mars Bar toasty (grilled sandwich).

On Wednesday, dad and I took a tour of the Durham Castle. It was fun to share Durham University's greatest treasure with my dad, and the tour was quite informative. For example we learned about the Cafeteria chef who stood up to a Prince ...

Ambivalence, Anxiety & Uncertainty....

A travel blog entry by craigos20

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... is difficult to comprehend. I sometimes wonder just how people manage this. Then I remind myself that so many people travel, and of course they must become homesick and miss loved ones. But I guess the 'buzz' of travelling must do something to alleviate this. It's been quite an emotional week this week. Macey dog (a beautiful Chocolate Labrador) who has been a massive part of my life for the past seven years suddenly died. In truth I've never appreciated how an animal can ...

Awesome Steam Trains

A travel blog entry by soniasjourneys

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... or sunny with little wind and temperatures in the 40's.

We suspected the event would be well attended. This week is half-term for the schools so many families took their children to the museum to see the trains. And, our train to Shildon was packed. They had added two additional train cars but it was still standing room only for those passengers who got on the train a few stops after ours.

When we arrived, ...

Aggressive Negotiations

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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"Anakin: You call this a diplomatic solution?
Padmé: No, I call it aggressive negotiations" - Star Wars Episode II

Conflict is an inevitable part of existing on this planet. All species have conflicts of some sort, whether it be two wolves fighting over a fallen deer, or a group of chimpanzees competing for the fittest mate. It is how we manage conflict that defines us as a species, and as individuals. The history books are littered with poor examples of how to deal with ...

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This hotel, located on Stanners Lane, Spennymoor, is near Durham Cathedral, Durham Castle, Oriental Museum, and East Durham Coast.
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