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Caches No’s 2882 to 2902 – The Trail Around Timble
Tuesday, 1 Oct, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2882 to 2902 – The Trail Around Timble

It was about this time I realised that I had found just over 100 caches in September, was nearly at 2,900 caches, and that the Halloween Mega was about three and a half weeks away… …

Caches No’s 2867 to 2881 – Goldilocks, The Three Bears and More Drive-by’s
Sunday, 29 Sep, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2867 to 2881 – Goldilocks, The Three Bears and More Drive-by’s

Sunday morning, and an email pops up at 11:30 informing me of the publication of two new nearby caches by my friend Goldfish58. Do I rush out now for the FTF, or finish preparing and …

Caches No’s 2828 to 2866 – Team Inbetween and The Mr Men
Monday, 23 Sep, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2828 to 2866 – Team Inbetween and The Mr Men

A Facebook post to garner assistance to retrieve a 5/5 cache was the spark for a day of caching… Team MX needed someone to hold the ladder while he climbed up for a cache called …

Caches no’s 2806 to 2827 – Service With A Smile Drive-by’s
Saturday, 14 Sep, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches no’s 2806 to 2827 – Service With A Smile Drive-by’s

Having been a bit under the weather with a cold for the previous few days I didn’t really fancy going for a walk on Saturday afternoon, so I thought I’d take a drive instead.
Drive-by caches …

Caches No’s 2804 & 2805 – The Hogwarts Express
Thursday, 5 Sep, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2804 & 2805 – The Hogwarts Express

My mother decided that as she had never been on the North Yorks Moors Railway that it was something she wanted to do – so the first Thursday in September, when the kids had gone …

Caches No’s 2773 to 2803 – Palma’s Suprise Trail
Sunday, 1 Sep, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2773 to 2803 – Palma’s Suprise Trail

Another caching expedition organised by the Yorkshire Geocaching facebook group. The plan was to do a series called “Palma’s Surprise” which was apparently put out by a cacher called Palma Violet… Any similarity between this …

Caches No’s 2770, 2771 & 2772 – Fewston View
Monday, 26 Aug, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2770, 2771 & 2772 – Fewston View

Some people use one email address for everything… I use 15 different email addresses because I have different ones for different things – for example I buy and sell things on ebay so if I …

Caches No’s 2763 to 2769 – Rocks and Caverns
Sunday, 18 Aug, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2763 to 2769 – Rocks and Caverns

My Sister and nieces – The Twirlagirls from Wiltshire, were up visiting and we had that Sunday would consist of a visit to Stump Cross Caverns and Brimham Rocks… as the weather forecast was for …

Caches No’s 2754 to 2762 – I’ll be in Scotland Afore Ye, (If Only Just)
Sunday, 11 Aug, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2754 to 2762 – I’ll be in Scotland Afore Ye, (If Only Just)

Team MX (otherwise known as Dave) has a bit of a thing about doing old caches, caches set in the first couple of years of Geocaching’s existence, and he was looking for someone to go …

Caches No’s 2750 to 2753 – The 2013 UK Mega
Saturday, 3 Aug, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2750 to 2753 – The 2013 UK Mega

3rd August 2013 – UK Mega 2013 – West Midlands Region GC3V2NV – cache #2750
My 2,750th Cache – not that I saw much of the Mega as I was sat on the UK Cache Mag …

Caches No’s 2748 & 2749 – One For The Numbers – Twice !
Friday, 2 Aug, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2748 & 2749 – One For The Numbers – Twice !

It was the Mega in less than a week and I was on 2747 finds… After making the Mega #2000 last year I was hardly going to make it 2748 this time so I needed …

Caches No’s 2735 to 2747 – Virtuals, Earthcaches and Survey Monuments going North
Sunday, 28 Jul, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2735 to 2747 – Virtuals, Earthcaches and Survey Monuments going North

Sunday, and after another weekend of eating the wrong foods, drinking too much, generally acting rowdy with my friends and waking up in the morning thinking that I am really too old for this it …