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Explorer Map 297 – Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley

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Articles Archive for November 2009

Annie Underwood 1898 – 1984
Sunday, 29 Nov, 2009 – 18:18 | One Comment
Annie Underwood 1898 – 1984

The way to begin with your family tree is start with someone that you know the details of.
In my case I know who my Grandparents were, so I can start off with them.
I know my …

Bah Humbug… Part I
Saturday, 28 Nov, 2009 – 19:14 | One Comment
Bah Humbug… Part I

It’s getting near Christmas so I thought I’d put in a few festive posts… the first set of photographs I found came from the Yorkshire Area Christmas Dance of 1990, held in Castleford Town Hall …

Gazza Speed’s Babies
Tuesday, 24 Nov, 2009 – 23:25 | No Comment
Gazza Speed’s Babies

I’ve mentioned Nicholson House before, the former headquarters of the 18 Plus Federation in Newent, Gloucester.
For several years we used to go down and stay there, here’s a few pictures recording the antics of our …

Update 17/11/09
Tuesday, 17 Nov, 2009 – 21:06 | No Comment
Update 17/11/09

Geocaching – Kept up To Date
WASH – no new updates
Blog – 1 new post
Wharfedale Plus – 10 posts posted
Genealogy – No Posts
I’ve been posting in one category or other every 2-3 days, mostly in the …

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 …

Bashing the balls
Tuesday, 10 Nov, 2009 – 0:19 | No Comment
Bashing the balls

Of course, we didn’t always spend our time in drunken debauchery, sometimes we did more gentle things… One Sunday back in 1991 we went to the National Trust property at Beningborough Hall near York for …

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 …

Bonfires, Fireworks & Marigolds
Saturday, 7 Nov, 2009 – 0:09 | One Comment
Bonfires, Fireworks & Marigolds

Top Farm near Wakefield was a venue we used several times in the late 1980’s, mainly for the JAC weekend camping events, but in 1988 it also hosted the Yorkshire Area Bonfire Bop.
Back in 1987 …

Postings delayed by gadgets !
Wednesday, 4 Nov, 2009 – 21:20 | No Comment
Postings delayed by gadgets !

Apologies for not posting as regularly as I’d promised over the last few days… I do have an excuse.
I finally got a sum of money I had been waiting for since July and so decided …

Airbeds, Car ‘Washing’ and Crazy Golf
Wednesday, 4 Nov, 2009 – 20:16 | One Comment
Airbeds, Car ‘Washing’ and Crazy Golf

For some reason almost all the Waffledale group were, if not keen, then at least willing to go camping.  Which was good cos there were a lot of camping events to go to… this particular …