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

Geocaching

Stories from my Geocaching adventures

WASH

Weekends Away in Sunny Hunstanton

Wharfedale Plus

The adventures of the Waffle-Ale group

Caches Nos. 169 to 179 – Motorway Mayhem ? ? ?
Sun, 25/10/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 169 to 179 – Motorway Mayhem ? ? ?

There are many caches in the Motorway Mayhem series all up and down the country (and probably over the waters as well). They are designed to break up a tedious journey. The locations are within …

Cache No. 168 – Pump house (N Yorks)
Sat, 24/10/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 168 – Pump house (N Yorks)

October 24th 2009 –  Pump house (N Yorks)  GCBDA5 – Cache #168
This is a virtual cache, a virtual cache according to the rules of the game is –
“a cache that exists in a form of …

We sing our song, the bucket of water song…
Thu, 22/10/09 – 23:41 | No Comment
We sing our song, the bucket of water song…

This is the song we lovers of water sing,
We can’t go wrong we’re happy as a King,
We beat the drum as we march along,
We crash the cymbal and bang the gong,
We sing our song The …

Watery Vodka – and a Chip Fight
Wed, 21/10/09 – 21:41 | No Comment
Watery Vodka – and a Chip Fight

‘Oh what a night, Late September back in sixty three’…. erm, no… actually ‘Oh what a night, Late June nineteen eighty nine’ – What a very special night. The venue was the Northgate Arena in …

Caches Nos. 158 to 167 – Bus Stop, Canal, River and Train
Sun, 18/10/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 158 to 167 – Bus Stop, Canal, River and Train

It was a dull but dry Sunday, and the Grand Prix wasn’t on until tea time – so it was a good day for caching !
I had a couple of options as to where to …

Cache No. 157 – The Wench is Dead
Sat, 17/10/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 157 – The Wench is Dead

October 17th 2009 –  The Wench is Dead  GCMPTC – Cache #157
A bit of a spooky one this… starts off in a churchyard in Rugeley Staffordshire at the grave of a murdered woman. A real …

A Gentlemans Evening
Fri, 16/10/09 – 22:01 | One Comment
A Gentlemans Evening

Twenty years ago this week two of the Waffledalers, Nelly & Sherry got married. I will cover weddings in a future post, but what I want to reminisce upon today is the Gentlemans Evening we …

From Tea Shoppe to Shrubbery
Thu, 15/10/09 – 22:08 | One Comment
From Tea Shoppe to Shrubbery

So, one weekend in 1993 we found ourselves on top of the Malvern Hills. We had been brought there by Polska Paul, who was obviously of Polish descent, but came from Malvern and so took …

Bin Liners For Sale
Wed, 14/10/09 – 20:56 | One Comment
Bin Liners For Sale

I can’t actually remember where the bin liner fashion first came from, but there was a time where Bin Liners were worn a lot. The picture here was taken at a party at Wendy-woo’s house …

WASH 2008
Mon, 12/10/09 – 0:46 | No Comment
WASH 2008

The 25th Anniversary of WASH was little different to all the previous 24 – but then, that’s the way we like it !
The major difference this year was that the dates for WASH had been …

Caches Nos. 145 to 156 – The Trip to Jerusalem, I mean Nottingham
Sun, 4/10/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 145 to 156 – The Trip to Jerusalem, I mean Nottingham

I was offered the chance of a free night out in Nottingham, with Dinner Dance and Hotel room all included… so I called up Angel78 and we had a night out and then did some …

WASH 2007
Fri, 2/10/09 – 21:46 | No Comment
WASH 2007

July 1st 2007 brought about the smoking ban in England. This lead to a couple of changes at Searles, a smoking shelter built outside (which protects smokers from the rain, if not the cold) and …