The 2018 UK Mega Event
Fri, 26/08/16 – 16:08 | No Comment

Back in March last year (March 2015 that is) I was at an event in Harrogate talking to Robin (Harrogate Hunters) and Steve (Mad Yokel) – or rather I was listening to them discussing the …

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Explorer 297

Explorer Map 297 – Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley

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My research into the various branches of my family tree

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Stories from my Geocaching adventures

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Weekends Away in Sunny Hunstanton

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The adventures of the Waffle-Ale group

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Caches No’s 4673 to 4678 – Blackpool, The Big One
Fri, 12/04/19 – 23:59 | No Comment

Caches No’s 4673 to 4678 – Blackpool, The Big One

Jen, being an adventurous soul had seen on the web that you could climb ‘The Big One’ – Europe’s tallest roller coaster, and decided she wanted to do it… so I volunteered to go with her (as I have no fear of heights it wasn’t an issue for me at all). As the climbing sessions all took place on a Friday evening we decided to book Friday off work and meet in Blackpool at lunchtime and see the sights, then stay overnight and go on the Pleasure beach to ride the rollercoasters the following day Read the whole story »

Caches No’s 4663 to 4673 – The Gallivanting Club
Sat, 30/03/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4663 to 4673 – The Gallivanting Club

At the Leeds chat I was told about a group caching session that was happening on the following Saturday. I was supposed to be working, but circumstances changed so I had the day off and …

Caches No’s 4659 to 4662 – Four Events To Start 2019
Wed, 27/03/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4659 to 4662 – Four Events To Start 2019

Last years first post was called Three Events to Start 2018 – so the title was almost reused for this year, however last year the three events were in the first 5 weeks of the …

Caches No’s 4656, 4657 & 4658 – 2018 in 2018, or just 187
Mon, 31/12/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4656, 4657 & 4658   – 2018 in 2018, or just 187

The final day of 2018, as last year we got a souvenir for finding a cache on New Years Eve so that wasn’t the reason for going caching at all, we had a much more …

Caches No’s 4642 to 4655 – Not Unlucky in Southport
Sun, 30/12/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4642 to 4655 – Not Unlucky in Southport

Next day Jen and I headed for the seaside – well with a team name like ‘Life’s a Beach’ is it any wonder we often find ourselves at the seaside ?
The seaside in question this …

Caches No’s 4638 to 4641 – Filling the Wright girls D/T Grid
Sat, 29/12/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4638 to 4641 – Filling the Wright girls D/T Grid

In between Christmas and New Year I went down to see Jen again in Shropshire, and we managed two milestones for her, the first was in the afternoon of the day I went down, we …

Caches No’s 4629 to 4637 – Yorkshire Christmas Fayre 2018
Sun, 25/11/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4629 to 4637 – Yorkshire Christmas Fayre 2018

We had held a Christmas Fayre the previous two years to help raise money for our Mega, now that was over we decided to keep holding it to raise money for the next Megas – …

Cache No. 4628 – Event: For All Hallows’ Eve
Wed, 31/10/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 4628 – Event: For All Hallows’ Eve

31st October 2018 – Event: For All Hallows’ Eve ~ 31st October 2018 GC7YVRJ – cache #4628
A lunchtime event at Gargrave, I arrived late but it wasn’t until 10:30am that an appointment got put back …

Caches No’s 4612 to 4627 – Winter Geolympix 2018
Sat, 27/10/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4612 to 4627 – Winter Geolympix 2018

Another weekend away, this time for the Winter geolympix which were held in the same location as the last Geolympix (Jul 2016 – cache 4070) in the Ashridge forest near Tring.
It would have been a …

Caches No’s 4608 to 4611 – A Frustrating Morning
Wed, 10/10/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4608 to 4611 – A Frustrating Morning

Further catching up on local caches that had been placed while I was busy with the Mega… This morning I popped up to do Smurfs Anniversary cache, then headed on to a cache placed for …

Cache No. 4607 – Smurf and paulbarratt’s 10 Year Cachaversary
Wed, 10/10/18 – 23:58 | No Comment
Cache No. 4607 – Smurf and paulbarratt’s 10 Year Cachaversary

10th October 2018 – Smurf and paulbarratt’s 10 Year Cachaversary GC75E9J – cache #4607
It’s been far too long between this cache being placed and my finding of it.
Shaun was a friend, and I can see …

Caches No’s 4597 to 4606 – Sun Lane on a Sunny Day
Tue, 9/10/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4597 to 4606 – Sun Lane on a Sunny Day

Another bright and sunny October afternoon, and what with the 10,000 steps a day and seeing Jen I have got back into the swing of geocaching, a mojo that has been missing for a couple …

Caches No’s 4591 to 4596 – Caching with the Wright Girl
Tue, 2/10/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4591 to 4596 – Caching with the Wright Girl

I’d got on well with Jen of the Wright girls in Wales and Dublin so I went down to stay with her for a couple of days, and while there we went to Talacre Beach …