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Caches No’s 230 to 244 – Delightful for Truckers
Sunday, 28 Feb, 2010 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 230 to 244 – Delightful for Truckers

February 27th 2010 – Curse of the FTF Wharfdale #1 GC213BC – Cache #230
Another Saturday comes round and after being away the last two weekends I had some shopping to do, I did manage …

Caches No’s 218 to 229 – Conference and Genealogy
Sunday, 21 Feb, 2010 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 218 to 229 – Conference and Genealogy

February 20th 2010 – St Matthew’s – Walsall Church Gems GC1MCXH – Cache #218
Another week goes by, another weekend comes along, and this time Angel78 and me were to be found at a conference in …

Caches 205 to 217 – A visit to that there London
Sunday, 14 Feb, 2010 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches 205 to 217 – A visit to that there London

February 12th 2010 – Curse of the FTF Wharfedale #2 GC21J25 – Cache #205
It felt a bit like I was coming out of hibernation when I was planning a few caches to find around a …

Cache No. 204 – Curse of the FTF Wharfedale #8 – Beeching’s axe
Saturday, 6 Feb, 2010 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 204 – Curse of the FTF Wharfedale #8 – Beeching’s axe

Feb 6th 2010 – Curse of the FTF Wharfedale #8 – Beeching’s axe GC23M71 – Cache #204
Back to it after a 3 month Winter layoff… I put it down to Christmas shopping prior to Christmas and …

Caches Nos 191 to 203 – Another weekend away
Monday, 16 Nov, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos 191 to 203 – Another weekend away

This was probably my last weekend away of the year, not in tents this time, but at a caravan park in Hunstanton Norfolk – and with the same people that I was camping with earlier …

Caches Nos 180 to 190 – Mud on the tracks
Saturday, 7 Nov, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos 180 to 190 – Mud on the tracks

A dry Saturday morning and apart from a bit of shopping I had to do I could spend the rest of the day caching. So I set off towards Ilkley to start off with a …

Caches Nos. 169 to 179 – Motorway Mayhem ? ? ?
Sunday, 25 Oct, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 169 to 179 – Motorway Mayhem ? ? ?

There are many caches in the Motorway Mayhem series all up and down the country (and probably over the waters as well). They are designed to break up a tedious journey. The locations are within …

Cache No. 168 – Pump house (N Yorks)
Saturday, 24 Oct, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 168 – Pump house (N Yorks)

October 24th 2009 –  Pump house (N Yorks)  GCBDA5 – Cache #168
This is a virtual cache, a virtual cache according to the rules of the game is –
“a cache that exists in a form of …

Caches Nos. 158 to 167 – Bus Stop, Canal, River and Train
Sunday, 18 Oct, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 158 to 167 – Bus Stop, Canal, River and Train

It was a dull but dry Sunday, and the Grand Prix wasn’t on until tea time – so it was a good day for caching !
I had a couple of options as to where to …

Cache No. 157 – The Wench is Dead
Saturday, 17 Oct, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 157 – The Wench is Dead

October 17th 2009 –  The Wench is Dead  GCMPTC – Cache #157
A bit of a spooky one this… starts off in a churchyard in Rugeley Staffordshire at the grave of a murdered woman. A real …

Caches Nos. 145 to 156 – The Trip to Jerusalem, I mean Nottingham
Sunday, 4 Oct, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 145 to 156 – The Trip to Jerusalem, I mean Nottingham

I was offered the chance of a free night out in Nottingham, with Dinner Dance and Hotel room all included… so I called up Angel78 and we had a night out and then did some …

Caches Nos. 125 to 144 – The Eccup Challenge
Sunday, 27 Sep, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 125 to 144 – The Eccup Challenge

A few miles away from where I live is the tiny village of Eccup, notable for really only one thing – giving it’s name to a reservoir. There are fotpaths all around the reservoir and …