Stayed in the Travelodge in Hartlepool last night, very accommodating providing Oscar with a bowl and chews! Made it to Sunderland today – winds are slightly less brutal than yesterday but still tough going!
Had a catch up with Lesley Dolphin from BBC Radio Suffolk yesterday – you can listen here
A few more photos of the journey below
Battling against the elements !
An industrial view ! Teesmouth
A random stag surveys Hartlepool Marina
A long road across the barren moorland with 40kts wind – where’s Heathcliffe !!
Redcar wind farm
I-spy from the masthead
More wind turbines ! Working furiously in the fierce winds today.
Bird life busy eating the mussels
Redcar cinema – ablaze with neon lights at nighttime !
Lifeboat statue Redcar
The famous Hartlepool Monkey – well known for its Monkey Hanging Tale.
This is the more recent Lifeboat donation Monkey !
St Hilda’s parish church The Headland Hartlepool
Andy Capp looking cool and relaxed overlooking Hartlepool harbour !
A stormy sky in Hartlepool !