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Articles Archive for December 2012

Cache No. 2350 – Last Cache of 2012
Monday, 31 Dec, 2012 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 2350 – Last Cache of 2012

31st December 2012 – Gateway to the Gate GC40H8F – cache #2350
This was my 950th and final cache of 2012 – and curiously enough has exactly the same co-ordinates as the last cache I did …

Caches No’s 2306 to 2349 – The Beswick Basic Batch
Wednesday, 19 Dec, 2012 – 0:05 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2306 to 2349 – The Beswick Basic Batch

Just under 4 hours from setting off and the group (Bob Adams, Goldfish58, Mel&Freddie17 and myself) had done the first circuit, we had found 51 caches with no DNF’s.
A quick stop to grab some sustenance …

Caches No’s 2255 to 2305 – JumpStart the 2nd Big Bang
Tuesday, 18 Dec, 2012 – 23:29 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2255 to 2305 – JumpStart the 2nd Big Bang

Wednesday night I was at the 12:12:12 event in Harrogate when Mel shouted across the room “Are you coming out with us on Sunday to do Jumpstart’s new series ? – I’ll text you the …

Cache No. 2254 – GC41E75 12.12.12 Few Drinks
Tuesday, 18 Dec, 2012 – 20:27 | No Comment
Cache No. 2254 – GC41E75 12.12.12 Few Drinks

The 12:12:12 souvenir commemorates the last calendar alignment this century. The 12-12-12 souvenir was awarded to anyone who logged an “Attended” for an Event Cache or a “Found it” on another cache type on December …

Cache No. 2253 – GCKMH6 Miles Apart
Tuesday, 18 Dec, 2012 – 20:22 | No Comment
Cache No. 2253 – GCKMH6 Miles Apart

There is a cache near me that has it’s co-ordinates on 6 Travel Bugs which circulate in Yorkshire, I had never found any of these TB’s and it didn’t seem worth the bother to go …

Caches No’s 2243 to 2252 – Not Christmas Shopping in York (Again)
Tuesday, 18 Dec, 2012 – 18:18 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2243 to 2252 – Not Christmas Shopping in York (Again)

Last year I wrote a post called “Caches No’s 1385 to 1394 – Not Christmas Shopping in York”, which started off “Every year I take my Mother to do some Christmas shopping in York on …

Caches No’s 2241 and 2242 – Bargain Technology From Ebay
Tuesday, 18 Dec, 2012 – 17:51 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2241 and 2242 – Bargain Technology From Ebay

I was on Ebay the other day, just browsing, not really having anything in mind to buy, and I got onto the GPS section as I was looking to see how much I could sell …

Caches No’s 2233 to 2240 – Local Winter Caches
Tuesday, 18 Dec, 2012 – 17:11 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2233 to 2240 – Local Winter Caches

After meeting other cachers you come away full of enthusiasm and so rather than my normal hibernation from caching in December I was quite keen to go out and find the local ones that had …

Caches No’s 2227 to 2232 – A Flash Mob and a Few Drinks
Tuesday, 18 Dec, 2012 – 16:23 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2227 to 2232 – A Flash Mob and a Few Drinks

As it was getting near Christmas a carol singing flash mob had been arranged for late Saturday afternoon in the main shopping street of Harrogate.
As Flash Mobs are only a few minutes long a normal …