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 Map 297 – Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley

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Caches No’s 4474 to 4479 – Springtime in Portsmouth
Tue, 6/03/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4474 to 4479 – Springtime in Portsmouth

I have long wanted to go and see HMS Victory, which resides in Portsmouth Naval Dockyard, and one day I mentioned this to Angel78, and she said she wouldn’t mind going to see Victory and …

Caches No’s 4471, 4472 & 4473 – Three Events to Start 2018
Sat, 3/02/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4471, 4472 & 4473 – Three Events to Start 2018

It’s now getting traditional that the first cache of the year is the Hogmanay event in Huddersfield, and as I have put before the only way I am going to fill the calendar grid for …

Caches No’s 4468, 4469 and 4470 – The End of 2017
Sun, 31/12/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4468, 4469 and 4470 – The End of 2017

2017 was pretty much like 2016 in that I only got three more smileys in the year after the Mega (as opposed to 160 or so I got from Essex mega to the end of …

Caches No’s 4465, 4466 & 4467 – Three Norfolk Caches
Sun, 5/11/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4465, 4466 & 4467 – Three Norfolk Caches

Every Autumn since the mid 80’s I have spent a weekend with Friends in a caravan park at Hunstanton, Norfolk.
This year, the 30 somethingth time we have done this was different, in that we were …

Caches No’s 4461 to 4464 – Three More Events
Sun, 1/10/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4461 to 4464 – Three More Events

After the Devon Mega things got back to normal, no caching trips, just events.

Caches No’s 4443 to 4460 – Mega and Out, Devon Mega part 5
Mon, 7/08/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4443 to 4460 – Mega and Out, Devon Mega part 5

The main event, Mega day itself, and it was dry and sunny and a lovely day. There were two focal points for the proceedings, the Marquee at the campsite where all prior events had taken …

Caches No’s 4421 to 4442 -Devon Mega Part 4
Fri, 4/08/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4421 to 4442 -Devon Mega Part 4

2017 Mega Day 5
Beer… a seaside village in Devon, only a few miles away from the Bicton Mega site, and you have to think that the event name ‘Swimming in Beer’ was thought of before …

Caches No’s 4409 to 4420 – Westward Ho !, Devon Mega Pt 3
Thu, 3/08/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4409 to 4420 – Westward Ho !, Devon Mega Pt 3

2017 Mega, Day 4
Longest drive of the week (well apart from the journey home from the Mega) 70 miles from the South Devon coast to the North Devon coast. Unsurprisingly this was the least supported …

Caches No’s 4388 to 4408 – The War Horse Ramble, Devon Mega Pt 2
Wed, 2/08/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4388 to 4408 – The War Horse Ramble, Devon Mega Pt 2

2017 Mega, Day 3
Parsonage Farm just outside Iddesleigh on Dartmoor is the farm around which the book War Horse by Michael Morpurgo was set, and the daytime activity for the Wednesday of Mega Week was …

Caches No’s 4375 to 4387 – The 2017 Devon Mega, Pt 1
Tue, 1/08/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4375 to 4387 – The 2017 Devon Mega, Pt 1

I don’t go camping at geocaching event’s – when there are nice hotels nearby, for the Kent Mega I stayed in the Premier Inn and for Peebles I stopped in the local pub !
On this …

Caches No’s 4351 to 4374 – Cheesy Pirates
Sun, 30/07/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4351 to 4374 – Cheesy Pirates

Piratemania, I have been a couple of times in the past, (2015 – cache 3733 and 2016 cache 4069) but only for single day visits. This year as part of the trip to the Mega …

Caches No’s 4345 to 4350 – More Events Mainly
Fri, 21/07/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4345 to 4350 – More Events Mainly

Events, 2017 continues with my caching being mainly limited to events or caches at / on the way to events.
The next of these was World Wide Flash Mob Day… I’ve been to many of these, …