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

Genealogy

My research into the various branches of my family tree

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Stories from my Geocaching adventures

WASH

Weekends Away in Sunny Hunstanton

Wharfedale Plus

The adventures of the Waffle-Ale group

Caches No’s 2735 to 2747 – Virtuals, Earthcaches and Survey Monuments going North
Sun, 28/07/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2735 to 2747 – Virtuals, Earthcaches and Survey Monuments going North

Sunday, and after another weekend of eating the wrong foods, drinking too much, generally acting rowdy with my friends and waking up in the morning thinking that I am really too old for this it …

Caches No’s 2723 to 2734 – Caching around King’s Lynn
Sat, 27/07/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2723 to 2734 – Caching around King’s Lynn

It’s amazing how many of my friends are now cachers, on a camping weekend with people from all over there were Caticehurst, UKCacheMag, Hublander, Beaniebabe28, Stucuk & TT and while we were talking about it …

Caches No’s 2708 to 2722 – Virtuals, Earthcaches and Survey Monuments going South
Fri, 26/07/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2708 to 2722 – Virtuals, Earthcaches and Survey Monuments going South

It was time for my annual camping trip to Norfolk (see caches 52-59, 620-630, 1299-1303 and 1912-1941 for previous years) and I was wanting my drive down to be a little more interesting than just …

Caches No’s 2706 & 2707 – Saturday Evening at Bolton Abbey
Sat, 20/07/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2706 & 2707 – Saturday Evening at Bolton Abbey

Saturday evening and I hadn’t found a cache for a week – well there are hardly any to find locally and it had been too hot to venture far from the cool indoor shade !
So …

Caches No’s 2658 to 2705 – The York Mega Series II Northern Loop
Sun, 14/07/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2658 to 2705 – The York Mega Series II Northern Loop

Through the power of Facebook I had arranged to meet Team MX and anyone else interested in the village of Terrington to do the Northern Loop of the York Mega Series II. The York Mega …

Caches No’s 2655 to 2657 – Don’t Sign on the Dotted Line
Sun, 14/07/13 – 23:58 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2655 to 2657 – Don’t Sign on the Dotted Line

There was little doubt that when I did the Cachiversary challenge the cache I found most interested in was the YOSM, there was something entertaining about finding a location where there was no cache to …

Cache No. 2654 – GC4A2AJ Not Very Illuminating
Sat, 13/07/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 2654 – GC4A2AJ Not Very Illuminating

13th July 2013 – GG65 #3 – Not Very Illuminating! GC4A2AJ – cache #2654
Saturday morning and in my efforts to keep plugging away at those blank dates I decided that while out shopping I would …

Caches No’s 2648 to 2653 – Three FTF’s and more
Mon, 8/07/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2648 to 2653 – Three FTF’s and more

Strange thing for me, being First to Find a cache, for one thing I only get email notifications of caches up to 10 miles from home, and as I live in a place where the …

Caches No’s 2628 to 2647 – A Month of Caching
Sat, 6/07/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2628 to 2647 – A Month of Caching

The caching streak was still going, just needed another week to make a month of consecutive caching days… and to tell the truth caching every day quickly becomes a habit and takes over your life, …

Caches No 2611 to 2627 – Streaking to the end of June
Sun, 30/06/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No 2611 to 2627 – Streaking to the end of June

Ten consecutive days caching… I was on a roll ! There are challenge caches that require doing a full month (31 days) consecutive to be able to claim… could I stretch my streak for another …

Caches No’s 2601 to 2610 – A Caching Streak ?
Sat, 15/06/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2601 to 2610 – A Caching Streak ?

Another thing that Cachers talk about is the length of their caching ‘streak’, that is the number of consecutive days on which they have found a Geocache… some people do a full year, some much …

Caches No’s 2595 to 2600 – Onwards to 2600 !
Sat, 8/06/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2595 to 2600 – Onwards to 2600 !

The thing about going to events is that you get inspired to go a bit out of your comfort zone to find caches, I chatted a lot at the event to people who go miles …