The New Ellington
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Finished the cereal we've had left over at the hostel. Walked to the car, filled up the tank just outside Edinburgh and headed towards Durham. Stopped on the coast after Dunbar for a few photos of the cliffs. Continued the long drive south to Durham. Arrived at The Sands car park at 2. Had a quiche and a slice of orange cake at a Mediterranean bakery west across the river from the Durham peninsula. Came up to Palace Green where we saw the entrance to Durham Castle and more ...
... my return.
Back to reality in the central library, it's interesting to see how people in Sheffield are coping with the technological revolution. There's a steady stream of people, probably with no computer access at home, coming here to use the internet. Some of them ask the staff to assist them with various things. Can't help thinking about how lucky I've been over the years and all the help I've received to turn me into if not ...
... my bag i discover that i've smuggled a banana in to the country! Me and James exchange a few funny stories via text which make me giggle and passes the time. I killed a few hours watching Cool runnings on my lap top and then more of my friends in the UK started to wake up so I made the most of the free wifi and chatted to people on Facebook. I haven't really slept since I was at home, in my bed, with Konrad. I miss him and have been seeing his ...
... around Meadowhall - again. After my fairly unsuccessful outing on Friday, I decide to give it another try. I hate shopping at the best of times, and late-night shopping until 11 pm a couple of weeks before Christmas is not my idea of fun. The only bright spot of the entire evening is a brass band (maybe a former colliery band?) playing Christmas carols. Don't even like Christmas but they still manage to bring a lump to my throat.
Officially, I think our trip starts today... our leaving do! Thanks for all the friends and family that were able to make it and we hope you enjoyed the little buffet we prepared. Thank you for the gifts we received too, a delicious cake from Richard and ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services