Five caches to find before my Milestone, and a 17 mile drive to the event – surely I could find enough drive-bys or near drive-bys on the way to get to 3,999 before I got to the event ? (If not there were many caches around the pub where the event was being held that I could rush off to before going into the pub.
So I set off plenty early enough to ensure that even with a couple of hiccups along the way I would reach the event and my 4,000th cache at the same time ! Continue reading
It was about this time that I started thinking about my 4,000th cache milestone, we had our Mega 2018 Launch event planned for the 30th January and I thought that as a prime mover on the organising committee it would be a fitting thing to make the launch event my milestone. So I had 43 caches to get and just one week to do them in… Fortunately I had a days caching planned on the Sunday before the event, English Pete had arranged for a Breakfast event at a hostelry where a 20 cache series started, or if the weather was inclement there were other series (both walking and drive-by nearby that I could do to get the numbers).
First of all though there were some caches to get on the way… Continue reading
To further our organisation for the 2018 Mega we had a Committee meeting on a Sunday morning back at the Toby Carvery where we held the initial interest meeting. As some people were having to travel a reasonable distance we decided to have a caching trip round a newish local series afterwards, and to give ourselves a time limit on the committee meeting we let it be known on Facebook that we were going to be starting this series at 12:00 so there were plenty of other cachers coming along with us. Continue reading
Strange to find that I haven’t used that title since 2012… I had this idea in my head that I used it for the first caches of every year, but I only used in for 2011 and 2012.
As with the last couple of years though my first cache of the year was a visit to the pub ! Continue reading