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Cache No. 3780 – GC60GMZ Event Without a Name!
Monday, 17 Aug, 2015 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3780 – GC60GMZ Event Without a Name!

August 17th 2015 – Event Without a Name! GC60GMZ – cache #3780
Last year Grayglove and the Booshaws held an event to enable local cachers to get the Event Attendance one of the ‘Seven Souvenirs Of …

Caches No’s 3773 to 3779 – A game of Battleships and 2 more Souvenirs
Sunday, 16 Aug, 2015 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3773 to 3779 – A game of Battleships and 2 more Souvenirs

What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than going walking on the moors ? Well I haven’t actually done a lot of caching lately that hasn’t involved driving hundreds of miles or being at …

Cache No. 3772 – 1 Cache, 2 Souvenirs
Saturday, 15 Aug, 2015 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3772 – 1 Cache, 2 Souvenirs

“Happy International Geocaching Day! By logging a geocache on August 15, you have joined thousands of geocachers around the world who are celebrating geocaching”
I’d forgotten that Saturday 15th August was International Geocaching Day 2015 until …

Caches No’s 3752 to 3771 – Mega Essex 2015
Sunday, 2 Aug, 2015 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3752 to 3771 – Mega Essex 2015

The 2015 UK Mega was held at ‘Barleylands’ near Basildon in Essex, Barleylands is a Craft Village and Farm Centre and has plenty of field space for camping and a covered courtyard which became the …

Caches No’s 3733 to 3751 – Piratemania 8
Saturday, 25 Jul, 2015 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3733 to 3751 – Piratemania 8

Piratemania is a weekend long camping event held in different places every year, that for the past 4 years has achieved Mega Status by having over 500 attendees (this year there were over 900).
The different …

Caches No’s 3731 and 3732 – Events and Souvenirs
Sunday, 19 Jul, 2015 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3731 and 3732 – Events and Souvenirs

Another week, another event again ! Though when I woke up at 8:00 on a Sunday Morning with the rain pouring down I definitely thought of giving this one a miss, but by 9:00 it …

Caches No’s 3702 to 3730 – Two Series, a Mega Meeting & a Souvenir
Sunday, 12 Jul, 2015 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3702 to 3730 – Two Series, a Mega Meeting & a Souvenir

At the events in Harrogate and Ripon I had discussed with a few people the possibility of bringing the 10th Anniversary UK Mega to Yorkshire, where the first Mega was held. This led to starting …

Caches No’s 3692 to 3701 – Summer Camping Trip to Norfolk Again
Sunday, 5 Jul, 2015 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3692 to 3701 – Summer Camping Trip to Norfolk Again

Once again time for my annual camping trip to Norfolk (see caches 52-59, 620-630, 1299-1303, 1912-1941, 2708-2747 & 3335-3375 for previous years) This year to avoid the tedium of traditional drive-by caches I planned my …

Caches No’s 3686 to 3691 – World Wide Flash Mob 2015
Saturday, 13 Jun, 2015 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3686 to 3691 – World Wide Flash Mob 2015

Another week, another event. This time the 12th annual World Wide Flash mob. I’ve only been to one of these before, in 2013. Last year I was on Holiday in Wales with Angel78 and although …

Caches No’s 3684 & 3685 – Ye Wakeman Waketh In Vain
Friday, 5 Jun, 2015 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3684 & 3685 – Ye Wakeman Waketh In Vain

There is a Virtual Cache in Ripon, that is one of those caches that I have meant to get round to for ages, well years in fact. But it is a very different type of …

Caches No’s 3673 to 3683 – Another Bank Holiday Caching Trip
Monday, 25 May, 2015 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3673 to 3683 – Another Bank Holiday Caching Trip

One of the reasons I had tried so many times to solve the Otley Environs puzzle (cache #3672) was that it was hidden on 11th November – a ‘hidden on’ date I did not have …

Caches No’s 3670, 3671 and 3672 – Three More Local Ones
Sunday, 24 May, 2015 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3670, 3671 and 3672 – Three More Local Ones

I’ve not been doing a lot of caching lately, in fact I’ve not been doing much of anything lately. Since I got a job I have just gone to work, come home and watched TV… …