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Caches No’s 1947 to 1956 – Encompassing the Campus
Monday, 6 Aug, 2012 – 21:04 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1947 to 1956 – Encompassing the Campus

Having missed out on the weekend caching due to illness I had some ground to make up 52 caches to go and only 11 days until the Mega, so as soon as I was almost …

Caches 1942 to 1946 – Sunday Evening Locals
Sunday, 5 Aug, 2012 – 0:05 | No Comment
Caches 1942 to 1946 – Sunday Evening Locals

My plan to get to 2,000 caches at the mega suffered greatly from a virus making me ill and unable to go caching for a few days, I was hoping that with 50 odd caches …

Caches No’s 1925 to 1941 – IN-CAche-PACITATED
Wednesday, 1 Aug, 2012 – 21:06 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1925 to 1941 –  IN-CAche-PACITATED

After a drunken night barbecuing and chatting until it was almost light again, I decided that I would do the local drive-by series before setting of home. I was intending to do this series last …

Caches 1912 to 1924 – Some ‘A’ Roads, Two Lanes and a Footpath
Wednesday, 1 Aug, 2012 – 20:58 | No Comment
Caches 1912 to 1924 – Some ‘A’ Roads, Two Lanes and a Footpath

My annual camping trip to Norfolk, and the drive down gave the opportunity to pick up some new caches that had appeared since I last was heading down that way in November. This year I …

Cache No 1911 – GC3NX6Z Ferniehurst Dell
Sunday, 29 Jul, 2012 – 16:21 | No Comment
Cache No 1911 – GC3NX6Z Ferniehurst Dell

18th July 2012 –  Ferniehurst Dell GC3NX6Z – cache #1911
The sun came out at lunchtime so I went for the nearest cache to work… no GPS with me, I just looked at the map before I …

Cache No’s 1907 to 1910 – Towpath Cyclo-cacheing
Sunday, 29 Jul, 2012 – 16:17 | No Comment
Cache No’s 1907 to 1910 – Towpath Cyclo-cacheing

The following day, Sunday, I had a couple of hours spare in the late afternoon and as I had repaired the puncture in my bike tyre that I got riding over hawthorn hedge clippings when …

Cache No’s 1892 to 1906 – Around Sharrow
Sunday, 29 Jul, 2012 – 16:11 | No Comment
Cache No’s 1892 to 1906 – Around Sharrow

Adam (UKCacheMag) and I have decided to go to the UK Mega at Cartmel in 4 weeks time, and I thought that such a prestigious gathering would make a suitable milestone cache for my 2,000th …

Cache No 1891 – GC3MMK0 wild west baildon
Sunday, 29 Jul, 2012 – 16:03 | No Comment
Cache No 1891 – GC3MMK0  wild west baildon

12th July 2012 – wild west baildon GC3MMK0 – cache #1891
A nice day for a lunchtime caching trip from work, I looked for this cache the previous lunchtime as well and can’t believe I didn’t …

Cache No’s 1888 to 1890 – Odd Ones at Ilkley
Sunday, 29 Jul, 2012 – 16:02 | No Comment
Cache No’s 1888 to 1890 – Odd Ones at Ilkley

A fine Sunday… and not raining for once, so I thought I’d go and find the odd local cache I haven’t already got a smiley face for.
8th July 2012 – Nessfield round 1812 reprise GC2M60K …

Caches No’s 1875 to 1887 – A Poor Caching Day in Wentvale
Thursday, 5 Jul, 2012 – 23:03 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1875 to 1887 – A Poor Caching Day in Wentvale

Sunday, a day that turned out to be my worst day of caching ever, maybe it was because I was tired through not getting back home form Birmingham until gone 2am, maybe it was because …

Caches No’s 1869 to 1874 – A Few Drive-by’s
Thursday, 5 Jul, 2012 – 22:39 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1869 to 1874 – A Few Drive-by’s

Saturday, and I was going down to Birmingham to see some friends, so I had to do a handful of drive-bys on the way – I would have done more, but time as always got …

Caches No’s 1857 to 1868 – Caching in the Dales
Thursday, 5 Jul, 2012 – 22:31 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1857 to 1868 – Caching in the Dales

Tuesday, and I had had a root canal filling in the afternoon and so didn’t fancy going to the gym as I normally do on Tuesdays, so instead I worked out a route to drive …