The 2018 UK Mega Event
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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 …

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Explorer 297

Explorer Map 297 – Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley

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My research into the various branches of my family tree

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Weekends Away in Sunny Hunstanton

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The adventures of the Waffle-Ale group

Caches No’s 3936 and 3937 – Back in the saddle again
Sun, 10/01/16 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3936 and 3937 – Back in the saddle again

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 …

Caches No’s 3934 and 3935 – The End of the Year Show
Sat, 12/12/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3934 and 3935 – The End of the Year Show

2015 was not a very good year for caching as far as my statistics are concerned. I only found 363 caches, not even one per year, certainly my lowest total of any of the 6 full …

Caches No’s 3924 to 3933 – Autumn in Hunstanton, 2015 Style
Mon, 9/11/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3924 to 3933 – Autumn in Hunstanton, 2015 Style

My annual Autumn trip to Hunstanton in Norfolk (see 380, 890, 1700, 2550, 2950 & 3700 caches ago) and by now I have found almost all of the reasonable caches on the route (especially as …

Caches No’s 3907 to 3923 – A Welsh Halloween Part 3
Sun, 1/11/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3907 to 3923 – A Welsh Halloween Part 3

On the Sunday we had breakfast in the hotel (The Royal White Lion, as in the headline picture, our room was the left end one on the second floor) and decided to head up to …

Caches No’s 3880 to 3906 – A Welsh Halloween Part 2
Sat, 31/10/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3880 to 3906 – A Welsh Halloween Part 2

Saturday morning, and after a good breakfast we decided that the itinerary for the day would be to go caching around Bala Lake, then come back to town for some lunch, then some caches near …

Caches No’s 3868 to 3879 – A Welsh Halloween Part 1
Fri, 30/10/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3868 to 3879 – A Welsh Halloween Part 1

When the Halloween Mega Committee announced they were having a rest this year Adam (UKCacheMag) said ‘Let’s go to the Camping thing in Wales instead’ So we did. Camping at the end of October isn’t …

Caches No’s 3865, 3866 & 3867 – Filling the 9th Month
Thu, 29/10/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3865, 3866 & 3867 – Filling the 9th Month

In my continuing attempts to fill the caching calendar I had 3 more days to fill in October. I had decisions to make about which caches to go for, do I go for caches local …

Caches No’s 3856 to 3864 – Earthcache Day 2015
Sun, 11/10/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3856 to 3864 – Earthcache Day 2015

The previous weekend I had found 27 caches towards my target of 172 to get to the 4,000 finds milestone cache. At that rate I would get there mid November. The next Saturday was a …

Caches No’s 3837 to 3855 – A Sunday Series Near Wetherby
Sun, 4/10/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3837 to 3855 – A Sunday Series Near Wetherby

In order to get to the 4,000 cache milestone by the end of the year I needed to find 15 – 20 caches a week, and I had found 8 on Saturday afternoon, so I …

Caches No’s 3829 to 3836 – Saturday Afternoon in Skipton
Sat, 3/10/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3829 to 3836 – Saturday Afternoon in Skipton

Another thing about going to events and speaking to other cachers is that everyone goes on about achieving caching milestones, 500 caches, 1000 caches, 2000 caches etc… and I realised that although I hadn’t found …

Caches No’s 3820 to 3828 – Lovely afternoon for a Walk
Sun, 27/09/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3820 to 3828 – Lovely afternoon for a Walk

Going to events and talking to very keen cachers gets you all excited about going caching and as the next afternoon was lovely and sunny I decided that instead of falling asleep reading a book …

Caches No’s 3807 to 3819 – Uggy’s Celebration
Sat, 26/09/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3807 to 3819 – Uggy’s Celebration

Uggy – better known as Val has been caching for 10 years… (well, it’s 10 years since she found her first cache but she didn’t actually get to 20 logged finds for another four and …