RAIN. It started disrupting the holiday from day one and at Alnwick Castle

Born to it I’d say…

the Lost Cellars were errr… LOST — under about two feet of water. Apparently ghosts can’t operate in those conditions. and to my utter dismay the cascade didn’t seem to be doing much either.
But all was not lost. Under the column of water we withstood the elements and sought out potions in

Microhorror research station

, ate a superb lunch (in Harry Potter style) and then headed over to Barter Books for a well deserved browse in the warm and dry.
I didn’t even have to cook that night as we were invited to dinner with the beautiful and talented Amanda Baker. Nathan sang for his supper (The Derelict) and Amanda gave us a poem 🙂