It takes me 5-6 hours including 2 x 15 minute tea and pee stops, if the traffic and weather is fine.
We have black ice and its below freezing just now, so l'll be a tad apprehensive driving over the A66 to Scotch Corner from Penrith, but as soon as l'm on the A1 l'll be good to go. With my ipod attached to the dash, some fruit and water to keep me going. I aim to be there before dark.
Then four days of relaxing, chatting, tv, shopping, laughing, walking and more chatting with Mum and Dad then Friday l'll be visiting some girlfriends.
Home again on Monday in time for the evening Christmas Carol Service at Carlisle Cathedral, which I am really looking forward to, so Christmas-y and my daughter in the choir.
I may even post something, as I'm taking my laptop to give some lessons on how to .... on blogger.
See you soon.