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Cache No. 2573 – Strait Lane Sheep Tin
Wednesday, 29 May, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 2573 – Strait Lane Sheep Tin

About 8:00pm one night I realised that it was Wednesday… it’s the Bank Holidays and school holidays and such, no idea what day of the week it is.
Anyway it being Wednesday meant two things, I …

Caches No’s 2568 to 2572 – Sunny Cycling in Harrogate
Sunday, 26 May, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2568 to 2572 – Sunny Cycling in Harrogate

Well that’s annoying… I have just realised the Ive failed at filling all the days on my calendar grid… I forgot to go and get a cache on Friday 24th May. And it’s not like …

Caches No’s 2546 to 2567 – The Harrogate West Series Part 2
Wednesday, 22 May, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2546 to 2567 – The Harrogate West Series Part 2

The day after I did half the HWS series I bought a new pair of boots as I had noticed that both of my existing boots were split… well I had had them for 4 …

Caches No’s 2531 to 2545 – The Harrogate West Series Part 1
Monday, 20 May, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2531 to 2545 – The Harrogate West Series Part 1

About a month ago a new series of 63 caches was put out around the west side of Harrogate – called imaginatively the HWS Harrogate West Series. As soon as these were published 2/3rds of …

Cache No. 2530 – GC4A1HK The Billy Goat’s Gruff
Sunday, 19 May, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 2530 – GC4A1HK The Billy Goat’s Gruff

19th May 2013 – The Billy Goat’s Gruff GC4A1HK – cache #2530
Sunday, a blank day on the calendar and family plans for later in the day, so I had to rush out to do a …

Caches No’s 2521 to 2529 – Cycling along the Leeds Liverpool Canal
Thursday, 16 May, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2521 to 2529 – Cycling along the Leeds Liverpool Canal

A nice sunny afternoon (though rain and maybe even thunder was forecast) so I thought I would put my bike in the car and go off to the canal and go for a ride along …

Caches No’s 2515 to 2520 – DNF Finding and DNF Logging
Sunday, 12 May, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2515 to 2520 – DNF Finding and DNF Logging

A drizzly Sunday afternoon, not really the weather to be going for a long walk over the moors so I thought I would catch up on a few caches that I had had to DNF …

Caches No’s 2503 to 2514 – Doin’ the Huby Do
Saturday, 11 May, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2503 to 2514 – Doin’ the Huby Do

The previous Saturday I had done one of the two local cache series I had been avoiding due to mud, so this time I went out to do the other. I had picked up the …

Caches No’s 2493 to 2502 – Onwards to 2,500
Tuesday, 7 May, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2493 to 2502 – Onwards to 2,500

I’d got to 2,490 odd caches so it was time to decide whether to do anything special for my 2,500th or not bother – it’s not really a major milestone in the geocaching world (they …

Caches No’s 2490, 2491 & 2492 – Cache Resurrection
Monday, 6 May, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2490, 2491 & 2492 – Cache Resurrection

There are challenge caches that require you to find a cache no-one has visited for 12 months before you can log them, and the nearest one of these is also the nearest one of a …

Cache No’s 2475 to 2489 – World Wide Flash Mob X
Sunday, 5 May, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No’s 2475 to 2489 – World Wide Flash Mob X

May the Fourth is International Star Wars Day… and this coincided with the date picked for the tenth World Wide Flash Mob (WWFM-X). The idea of the WWFM is that all over the world cachers …

Caches No’s 2464 to 2474 – The Leathley Loop
Sunday, 5 May, 2013 – 23:58 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2464 to 2474 –  The Leathley Loop

The Leathley Loop is the nearest set of caches to home that I hadn’t found, the nearest caches on it are only 2 miles from home and have been in place for 6 months. However …