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Articles Archive for October 2014

Caches No’s 3516 to 3529 – CMing and YOSMing my way back Home
Sunday, 26 Oct, 2014 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3516 to 3529 – CMing and YOSMing my way back Home

The clocks had gone back while we slept in our hotel room, so we had an extra hour in bed before heading back up to the Harvester for a full breakfast before going our separate …

Caches No’s 3500 to 3515 – Team Something or Other
Saturday, 25 Oct, 2014 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3500 to 3515 – Team Something or Other

For the night caches Team Cachemag joined together with a couple of Adam’s friends – Mr Wizz and his fiance Walk on the Wildside. For want of a better name we called ourselves Team Something …

Caches 3462 to 3499 – The 2014 Halloween Mega-Event
Saturday, 25 Oct, 2014 – 23:58 | No Comment
Caches 3462 to 3499 – The 2014 Halloween Mega-Event

The Halloween Mega was due to be held at Fineshade Wood near Kettering, a Forestry Commission wood with a large visitor centre full of the necessary facilities… however 4 weeks before the event the Forestry …

Caches 3460 and 3461 – Pre-Halloween Capers
Friday, 24 Oct, 2014 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches 3460 and 3461 – Pre-Halloween Capers

24/10/2014 – Welcome to the Halloween Mega 2014 GC5B6Z1 – cache #3460
Eventually I got to the Travelodge at Kettering which was to be our base for the weekend, and eventually the rest of the Cachemag …

Caches No’s 3441 to 3459 – CMing and YOSMing my way to Kettering
Friday, 24 Oct, 2014 – 23:58 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3441 to 3459 – CMing and YOSMing my way to Kettering

For the third year I was heading down to the Halloween Mega in Northamptonshire.  Last year I had been carefully planning caches for a couple of weeks beforehand to make the Mega event my 3,000th …

20 Geocaching Questions
Wednesday, 22 Oct, 2014 – 1:04 | No Comment
20 Geocaching Questions

A few days ago I got an email from a geocacher called ‘Washknight’
“Hi Phil,
I love reading geocaching blogs and have recently discovered yours. I think I recognize your name from some of the geocaching facebook …

Caches No’s 3434 to 3440 – Events and EarthCaches
Sunday, 12 Oct, 2014 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3434 to 3440 – Events and EarthCaches

The second Sunday in October is International Earthcache Day – a day when cachers celebrate by going out and finding an Earthcache. Now I have found all the Earthcaches local to me, so I didn’t …