On Friday night I had a drive up to Staithes to see the opening of The Staithes Arts And Heritage Weekend.

It was a pleasure to be in the village (as always), and to see all the little cottages lit up and people welcoming you inside to view their art work, was something really very special.

The village was buzzing, the pubs were busy and all the little bistros and food oulets were packed.

The village was lit with a