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Caches No. 88, 89 & 90 – A Harrogate Trio
Monday, 31 Aug, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No. 88, 89 & 90 – A Harrogate Trio

August 31st 2009 –  Ringway Wonder 2  GC152DM – Cache #88
Bank Holiday Monday and I was again in Harrogate shopping, so I did some caching on the way home. This first one was an easy …

WASH 1989
Sunday, 30 Aug, 2009 – 20:21 | No Comment
WASH 1989

I think 1989 was the first year that I was WASH booking officer for Wharfedale 18 Plus. Now the booking officer doesn’t really have a lot to do, they just have to arrange who is …

WASH 1988
Sunday, 30 Aug, 2009 – 20:12 | No Comment
WASH 1988

“Agadoo doo doo, push pineapples, shake the tree
Agadoo doo doo, push pineapples, grind coffee”
Yes 1988 was the year Black Lace hit WASH…

What the committee said…

WONDERFUL WASH
The fifth WASH event at Hunstanton was a sell out …

Caches Nos. 82 – 87 – Get My Kicks on Route 66 ?
Saturday, 29 Aug, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 82 – 87 – Get My Kicks on Route 66 ?

A Saturday evening stroll along a popular cache sequence on the banks of the Leeds-Liverpool canal. The canal towpath is designated path number 66 in the National Cycle Network
Being me I parked my car at …

WASH 1987
Saturday, 29 Aug, 2009 – 23:42 | No Comment
WASH 1987

When we woke up at home on the morning of WASH it was to the news of the Great October Hurricane that had swept across from the West Country to the Wash leaving a trail …

WASH 1986
Saturday, 29 Aug, 2009 – 22:32 | One Comment
WASH 1986

Back in 1986 there were a lot of very tired Southerners at WASH as there was far too much sitting up watching TV into the early hours.
Earlier in the summer Yorkshire TV, whose region covers …

Multi-person Git Hats-R-Us
Friday, 28 Aug, 2009 – 22:50 | No Comment
Multi-person Git Hats-R-Us

The Git Hat… Started life September 24th 1988. We had been taking part in the War of The Roses Competition, the War of The Roses being an ‘It’s A Knockout’ type competition between the Yorkshire …

WASH 1985
Wednesday, 26 Aug, 2009 – 18:38 | No Comment
WASH 1985

WASH 1985 was held on October 18th, 19th 20th, but couldn’t get a mention in Plus News as it was still classed as a Regional Event and clashed with a National Event – The Small Games …

At last… the theme hacking seems to have worked :)
Tuesday, 25 Aug, 2009 – 19:47 | No Comment
At last… the theme hacking seems to have worked :)

I started work on the theme for this blog a week ago, I think I have finally got the theme hacked about so I like it and can start putting posts on it rather than …

WASH 1984
Monday, 24 Aug, 2009 – 19:39 | No Comment
WASH 1984

The story of WASH begins in 1984. The way the Israelite tells it is that in looking for a place to hold a weekend away he went with his father to see Mr Searle… who …

Welcome To My Show
Thursday, 20 Aug, 2009 – 22:19 | No Comment
Welcome To My Show

Hello and welcome to my Blog…
It’s more than a blog really, or less than one, cos I am using it to keep records of my Geocaches, and to put down my recollections of things I …

Genealogy Post 1
Thursday, 20 Aug, 2009 – 19:07 | No Comment
Genealogy Post 1

One day I will put my family history on here. I’ll have the actual family tree on a separate page, but there are so many interesting things I want to record as well as just …