Monthly Archives: August 2022

Caches No’s 6044 to 6070 – West Mids Mega Day 6

UK Mega day itself…

I have written before how the actual Mega days are a bit unexciting, and this Mega was no different, Yes there are a lot of people there and many you don’t see from one year end to the next – indeed I spent a lot of the day sitting out in the sun chatting to an ever changing table of people and that was pleasant, but that was outside of the Mega committees offerings to entertain their customers

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Caches No’s 6000 to 6013 – West Mids Mega Day 4

Several weeks before the Mega Matthew had decided that we should all go off on one of the Mega days and do the Virtual cache on the Severn Valley railway, and this became a trip for 15 of us…

The Severn Valley railway is a long Heritage railway running from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster and one of it’s more interesting bits is that it passes the West Midlands Safari Park, so you see giraffes and elephants and rhinoceros from the train windows

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Caches No’s 5984 to 5999 – West Mids Mega Day 3

Next day was a trip to the Apedale mining museum and country park (well the country park is actually just the slag heap, but it’s not the only one of them like this, in fact it’s about all you can do with slag heaps as they are industrial waste and perhaps inherently unstable (remember Aberfan) and so planting them with grass, trees and shrubbery keeps the surface together)

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