Easington, Durham Cathedral, shipwreck, fartown won, great NE weekend

Listed Manor House Hotel
Victorian chic, nice proprietor, lovely garden

Stunning cathedral

Riverside University cricket pitch
Cruising halted by debris round the prop
Bemused rescued passenger

Magic weekend won again.

What do old rugby players do in N Yorks on a Saturday afternoon?

Even in Wensleydale you can find a game of rugby. See Penhill in the background.

We were supposed to be staying in a caravan awning, on a site near Thirsk, a long way from the toilets. Our friends rang to say the weather was poor - wind, rain and freezing. They were barely warm with all their heating on. So we booked a cottage.