The 2018 UK Mega Event
headline »
Fri, 26/08/16 – 16:08 | No Comment

Back in March last year (March 2015 that is) I was at an event in Harrogate talking to Robin (Harrogate Hunters) and Steve (Mad Yokel) – or rather I was listening to them discussing the …

Read the full story »
Explorer 297

Explorer Map 297 – Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley

Genealogy

My research into the various branches of my family tree

Geocaching

Stories from my Geocaching adventures

WASH

Weekends Away in Sunny Hunstanton

Wharfedale Plus

The adventures of the Waffle-Ale group

Caches No’s 4612 to 4627 – Winter Geolympix 2018
Sat, 27/10/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4612 to 4627 – Winter Geolympix 2018

Another weekend away, this time for the Winter geolympix which were held in the same location as the last Geolympix (Jul 2016 – cache 4070) in the Ashridge forest near Tring.
It would have been a …

Caches No’s 4608 to 4611 – A Frustrating Morning
Wed, 10/10/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4608 to 4611 – A Frustrating Morning

Further catching up on local caches that had been placed while I was busy with the Mega… This morning I popped up to do Smurfs Anniversary cache, then headed on to a cache placed for …

Cache No. 4607 – Smurf and paulbarratt’s 10 Year Cachaversary
Wed, 10/10/18 – 23:58 | No Comment
Cache No. 4607 – Smurf and paulbarratt’s 10 Year Cachaversary

10th October 2018 – Smurf and paulbarratt’s 10 Year Cachaversary GC75E9J – cache #4607
It’s been far too long between this cache being placed and my finding of it.
Shaun was a friend, and I can see …

Caches No’s 4597 to 4606 – Sun Lane on a Sunny Day
Tue, 9/10/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4597 to 4606 – Sun Lane on a Sunny Day

Another bright and sunny October afternoon, and what with the 10,000 steps a day and seeing Jen I have got back into the swing of geocaching, a mojo that has been missing for a couple …

Caches No’s 4591 to 4596 – Caching with the Wright Girl
Tue, 2/10/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4591 to 4596 – Caching with the Wright Girl

I’d got on well with Jen of the Wright girls in Wales and Dublin so I went down to stay with her for a couple of days, and while there we went to Talacre Beach …

BR Otley Trail
Wed, 26/09/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
BR Otley Trail

It was a nice sunny afternoon and up popped a new series of caches just a couple of miles from home… so I set out to find them… Cache 1 was weird, the coords seemed …

Caches No’s 4580 to 4590 – Ilkley, River and Moor
Mon, 24/09/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4580 to 4590  – Ilkley, River and Moor

10,000 steps a day is a walk of about 4 miles, there aren’t more than a couple of caches near where I live so I have to go a little way away to find some. …

Caches 4575 to 4579 – Molly and Philip
Mon, 17/09/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches 4575 to 4579 – Molly and Philip

After going for Europe’s first on Saturday, Sunday was spent in the city centre, and the city centre is famous for it’s statue of Molly Malone… (curious that her boobs get a lot of polishing, …

Caches No’s 4561 to 4574 – GC43 Europe’s First
Sat, 15/09/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4561 to 4574 – GC43 Europe’s First

When we were at the event in Wales it came up that there was the possibility of a trip to Dublin at a particularly cheap ferry price of £1 each way, so Jen and I …

Caches No’s 4557 to 4560 – New Places in Skipton
Tue, 11/09/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4557 to 4560 – New Places in Skipton

Just before the Mega my Boss passed away, he died of a Sepsis infection caused by a cat scratch. Anyway as he was the owner and sole director of the firm we couldn’t carry on …

Caches No’s 4538 to 4556 – Up the River and Down the Canal
Sun, 9/09/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4538 to 4556 – Up the River and Down the Canal

Well this was a thing I had not done for a long long time… One Sunday afternoon I went geocaching, by myself. Although I had found the odd cache here and there the last time …

Caches No’s 4536 & 4537 – A Bridge Too Far ?
Sun, 2/09/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4536 & 4537 – A Bridge Too Far ?

September, and Hyke around Hykeham time, and no purple stall to sell stuff to raise money at.
Lincoln is about 90 miles away so can be a boring journey especially as most of it is the …