Heading for 5000
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Mon, 19/08/19 – 11:53 | No Comment

It seems to have been a long time since I reached a milestone cache – My 4,000th cache was the first ‘Meet the Mega Committee’ event we held back in January 2016, over three and …

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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 4629 to 4637 – Yorkshire Christmas Fayre 2018
Sun, 25/11/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4629 to 4637 – Yorkshire Christmas Fayre 2018

We had held a Christmas Fayre the previous two years to help raise money for our Mega, now that was over we decided to keep holding it to raise money for the next Megas – …

Cache No. 4628 – Event: For All Hallows’ Eve
Wed, 31/10/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 4628 – Event: For All Hallows’ Eve

31st October 2018 – Event: For All Hallows’ Eve ~ 31st October 2018 GC7YVRJ – cache #4628
A lunchtime event at Gargrave, I arrived late but it wasn’t until 10:30am that an appointment got put back …

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 …