Was great to meet everyone at the North East gathering on Wednesday. Thanks to Bill, Derek & his good lady, John & June, Mick, Mike, Steve, Richie & his good lady for your "welcomes". Sincerest apols to "the good ladies", my memory is appalling!
Anyways, one thing we discussed was a series of blats to cover Northumberland, Teesdale & Weardale and also the North York Moors. Aim is monthly, probably a Sunday, but all fairly flexible at this stage. All and every suggestion welcome and encouraged. Thought is each time, a different person decides the route and leads on.
As a starter for 10, first one, (Mike's heading this one) Northumberland and Borders, Sunday 25th March, meeting at 10am at Washington services (A1M). Then off up the A1 to Morpeth, across through Wooler and Coldstream until we pick up the A68 and head back south through Kielder and Otterburn and then back down through the Land Of the Prince Bishops. Plenty of opportunity to join and leave en route, depending on your location and availability. Will post something near the time with more details. Just wanted to get something into the diary for a starter. Everyone welcome and if you can't make the whole thing, would welcome suggestions of places to stop and perhaps meet anyone from the club for a coffee?