In times of difficulty or danger any refuge is better than none.
What a dirty, dingy, miserable old pub to stay the night in, protested Mrs Furgionston. No hot water and a paper peeling off the bedroom walls. Can’t we do better than this?
I’m sorry dear replied her husband, but all the other places are full and we may have to drive for miles before we find anywhere else. Lets stop where we are. Any port in a storm.