Centre of Britain Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... seems to be running freely again after last nights blockage and once past Leeds the traffic thins out quickly. We make good progress knocking off 90 miles and reaching the Angel at 10.30am. Last time I was here it was sleeting, but this time it's much warmer and a wan sun even puts in a brief appearance. We look around, take a selfie and move on north. The statue itself stands above the A1 at Gateshead, so I quite expect the satnav to take us back to the A1 to continue our ...
Tues. Went to reghed and had look around. Rohan went to football match Carlisle United. I went Out to pub in Stainton for dinner. Wednesday, met up with family for lunch at the Sportsman inn, had a great afternoon. In the evening went to the local pub for a quiz evening. Thursday. Went on the Ullswater steamer, for a ride up the Lake. Beautiful scenery but rather chilly. Fish and chips for ...
... to recommend the place to us.
When the majority of the group went off for the full day trip I found myself dog-sitting a little Lancashire Heeler belonging to the Rally Organiser. It was a sweet little dog, extremely well behaved and she and Treacle got on really well. I took them both for a walk to investigate an intriguingly named Repentance Tower, which was perched on top of a fairly high hill. It would appear that they don't really know how it got its name, it ...
... poo in some woods. Eventually we came to Sycamore Gap, here is a lone tree that was featured the file Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, ideal place for a photo, from here it was more climbs and descents until we reached Steel Rigg car park where Sean cam and picked us up and took us the few miles to our B&B. a few beers in the sun after washing Maisy down, a shower then off to the pub for food.
... ado about nothing.
In eleven hundred years you can leave a lot of marks on the culture and countryside, for good or ill.
One of the minor marks Rome left was Hadrian’s Wall.
In the 100s, just before it started its slow slide into irrelevance in the mid- to late-200s AD and continuing with a brief break in the 300s, Rome had a glorious century. At its peak Rome had the good fortune to have "five good emperors." History actually ...