I’ve always hated the beach and the seaside. From being a child it has never been somewhere I have enjoyed going. However we have had a few trips to the north east coast with Ashleigh, my best friend. Whitley Bay on the north east coast is Ashleigh’s home town and every time we have visited it has been an absolute blast, leaving me feeling happy and relaxed.
When we found out it was the Tall Ships Regatta in August, it seemed the perfect excuse to visit again. This time with Daddy. My parents decided to join us too and so we hired a caravan for the weekend rather than take over Sheelagh & Trevor’s house again.
We headed up on the Friday, setting off late afternoon and trying to avoid the traffic for Leeds Festival. We made relatively good time given that it was the bank holiday and so traffic was quite heavy. When we arrived we checked into our caravan, emptied the car and headed straight to the fish & chip shop for our tea. Continue reading