Premier Inn Newcastle Airport
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Money and other constraints mean I can't go further south but the original plan was to cross into Mauritania, Senegal, Mali and to a fascinatingly post (hopefully!) ebolared Liberia.
Unusually for me I'm quite apprehensive. Maybe it's because it's a longer journey or perhaps I, like my big yellow friend at home who is now the proud dad to a litter of Lurcher pups have grown up.
I got issued ...
... here is surpassed even by Fortitude Valley.
However Quayside is very impressive especially The Millennium Bridge which moves up at certain times during the day. An engineering wonder! Took a look at the Baltic (Museum of Contemporary Art) and the Sage (Music Hall) before collecting Andrew's car and driving to Blanchland through the Pennines - what a barren area it is on the higher parts - can just imagine it snow covered in winter. Our lunch venue was ...
We leave Woodbridge and head to the coast visiting a couple of little towns along the way, Pretty scary roads but beautiful countryside. We make our way north and end up in Sunderland for the night which is on the coast. It raining and almost blizzard conditions when we arrive and very difficult to find accommodation, Eventually we get some and then rooms had to change because wifi wouldn't work, Enjoyed some nice fish and chips int he new ...
... better, they provided the dinner! Living in a motorhome has certainly not interfered with our social life so far. Within the grounds of the site rabbits hopped from verge to verge cropping the grass, spectacularly brightly coloured Pheasants wandered by, and clumps of Primroses raised their heads above the grass to catch the chilly sunshine. Apart from the cold it was a very pleasant park.
By this time we were beginning to appreciate that living in a motorhome ...
... 6 or so batters to make about 164 runs, then bowled them out for 103 or so so was a good win. Jack bowled a few overs and took the wicket of their best batter (clean bowled) so that was exciting given he hasn't bowled much this tour. He also did a spectacular jump, throw bowl that of course was a no ball and had the crowd laughing, sadly for him Sarahjane captured the whole thing on film, one for his 21st. Betty and Ann put on a spread for dinner, a good Aussie BBQ that ...