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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Caches No’s 4307 to 4344 – Paws For Thought
Sun, 28/05/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4307 to 4344 – Paws For Thought

The Caley Cache Fest organisers had set up a puzzle series – the PAWS Series, and published them a few weeks before the even to give people chance to find them, I had a fun …

Caches No’s 4285 to 4306 – Caledonian Cache Fest Part 1
Sat, 27/05/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4285 to 4306 – Caledonian Cache Fest Part 1

SO, without YOSM’s to detour me from the boring direct roads from ‘a’ to ‘b’ I had to think of something else to do on my way up to Scotland for ‘The Caledonian Cache Fest’, …

Caches No’s 4271 to 4284 – Kent Mega 2017 Part 3
Mon, 1/05/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4271 to 4284 – Kent Mega 2017 Part 3

And so Monday dawned and it was time to drive the 200 and odd miles home again, I had a route planned that took in a few more YOSM’s – as there was now only …

Caches No’s 4237 to 4269 – KM17 Pt 2, The Longest Day
Sun, 30/04/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4237 to 4269 – KM17 Pt 2, The Longest Day

The first Kent Mega was held on a Sunday, which was good in one way in that we didn’t have to take a day off work (Drive down Saturday, Event on Sunday, Drive home Bank …

Caches No’s 4222 to 4236 – Kent Mega 2017 Part 1
Sat, 29/04/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4222 to 4236 – Kent Mega 2017 Part 1

Kent Mega time again, and unlike the previous two I was not driving down to Coventry to go to the Mega with Adam (UKCacheMag) – he was going but in his camper van, whereas I …

Caches No’s 4216 to 4221 – April Events and Caches
Wed, 26/04/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4216 to 4221 – April Events and Caches

I have fallen right out of the habit of going out Geocaching by myself… almost all the caches I have done for months have been associated with an ‘Event’ either found on the way to, …

Cache No. 4215 – The End of Ye Olde Survey Monuments
Mon, 27/03/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 4215 – The End of Ye Olde Survey Monuments

Just a few days after the 15th Birthday celebrations for YOSM it was announced by Groundspeak that they were changing the way their database worked to stop people being able to put a find log …

Caches 4199 to 4214 – YOSM 15th Birthday Celebrations on Hadrians Wall
Sun, 26/03/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches 4199 to 4214 – YOSM 15th Birthday Celebrations on Hadrians Wall

Of course once one 15th Birthday event had been organised and the hotel booked other events were arranged, and it so happened that one was arranged for the Sunday to be held on Hadrians Wall …

Caches 4184 to 4198 – YOSM 15th Birthday Celebrations in Scotland
Sat, 25/03/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches 4184 to 4198 – YOSM 15th Birthday Celebrations in Scotland

My favourite cache, GC45CC – Ye Olde Survey Monuments was 15 years old, and fellow YOSM’ers decided to hold an event just north of Glasgow to celebrate, so I booked a hotel room and started …

Caches No’s 4178 to 4183 – Escape Room Caches
Sat, 18/03/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4178 to 4183 – Escape Room Caches

As several of the 2018 Mega Committee like puzzle caches the rise in popularity of Escape Rooms is a good thing. For people that don’t know an ‘escape room’ is where a team of you …

Caches 4163 to 4177 – A Weekend at Bill’s Place
Sun, 5/02/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches 4163 to 4177 – A Weekend at Bill’s Place

Adam was holding a GAGB event in Stratford on Avon, Shakespeare Country. So I decided this would be an ideal opportunity to publicise the 2018 Mega to the cachers in the Midlands. Angel78 decided she …

Caches No’s 4161 and 4162 – January Caches
Sat, 28/01/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4161 and 4162 – January Caches

I have often said that the only way I am going to fill the date grid for January is to hold events in a pub on every day because I so rarely go geocaching in …