So to find some food. Walking had been relatively smooth going despite the rain and Newark welcomed me with a breakfast and tea, from the Teapots Tearooms in Arcade.
Its new hostess with the mostest was Denise Simpson. Her mother, Joan who was in town to help out soon got into conversation with me and then all the staff were listening in to my tales of my desire to walk the entire united kingdom with Project Imagine, walk with a stranger, make a new friend. Joan who had once ridden her bycycle around the U.K. and later traveled all over the U.K. in her car was an inspiration, as she chatted about her adventures.
So thank you Joan, Denise and Jess for your encouragement. Best wishes for Denise's business and good luck with the physics exam to Jess, the smiley young Waitress/student.
Later it really began to rain persistently and I soon felt the dreariness setting in. Whilst my adventures were helping me meet some pretty nice people, I still wondered what I would do for accommodation this eve, as I could pretty well imagine the costs involved in taking b&b all the time.