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Caches No’s 4656, 4657 & 4658 – 2018 in 2018, or just 187
Monday, 31 Dec, 2018 – 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
Sunday, 30 Dec, 2018 – 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
Saturday, 29 Dec, 2018 – 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
Sunday, 25 Nov, 2018 – 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
Wednesday, 31 Oct, 2018 – 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
Saturday, 27 Oct, 2018 – 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
Wednesday, 10 Oct, 2018 – 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
Wednesday, 10 Oct, 2018 – 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
Tuesday, 9 Oct, 2018 – 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
Tuesday, 2 Oct, 2018 – 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 …

BR Otley Trail
Wednesday, 26 Sep, 2018 – 23:59 | No Comment
BR Otley Trail

It was a nice sunny afternoon and up popped a new series of caches just a couple of miles from home… so I set out to find them… Cache 1 was weird, the coords seemed …

Caches No’s 4580 to 4590 – Ilkley, River and Moor
Monday, 24 Sep, 2018 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4580 to 4590  – Ilkley, River and Moor

10,000 steps a day is a walk of about 4 miles, there aren’t more than a couple of caches near where I live so I have to go a little way away to find some. …