Chapters Hotel and Restaurant
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Today was all about Sunderland and my cousins there. For those that don't know, my mum was from Sunderland. She had a brother and two elder sisters. This meant quite a few cousins. We normally went down to Sunderland every year, and some of them would come up to stay with us too. It has been many many (too many) years since I have seen them, my fault for which I am sorry. I got in touch with my cousin Dorothy via FB and asked if she would ...
... first ball with an awesome 4. Unfortunately 2nd ball he again went the slog and got bowled!
He then kept for the first half and did well, we eventually got them all out, and a few extras (I think we let them bat 12 or 13) for 118. Westy was a stand out, his 100 no, bowled 3 and took a great catch. Whilst it ended up being an easy game the boys still got a lot out of it as they settle into playing ...
... after driving around the one-way system in Sunderland for an hour trying various different money machines we discovered only the Bank of Scotland would! Good old Scotland:-) Meeting some of Craig's cousins tomorrow so really looking forward to that. Happy Birthday to Mary, whom we managed to ring last night (on her birthday morning). We think often of family at home and much as we are loving this trip, we look forward to seeing you all ...
... find our new digs, The Honest Lawyer motel and checked in. It's fine, not flashy but it will do for 2 nights before we head up to Scotland. The game was at Barnard Castle today so we headed over there, a really beautiful town with the ruins of a castle set up on the hill and the river running through the town, so pretty. The boys had another easy win, it was a 35 over match, we made 186 and had them all out for about 120ish, ...
... let me tell you the grub doesn't rate.
Into the market square in Selby for a look around, a typical country town market. So it was a very quick stop. Nice little department store called Wetherill's across the road. I can see Sue making a beeline for this place. I didn't know old Jay's family was in the retail business?.
Next stop was the York Designer Outlet Mall. Sue was in her element here.....lucky for me there was a good coffee shop with free wifi....what ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking