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

Up the Lane – Caches No’s 259-260
Wed, 10/03/10 – 23:59 | No Comment
Up the Lane – Caches No’s 259-260

Mar 10th 2010 – The start of the lane GC1FF15 – Cache #259
A sunny lunchtime and instead of going to the sandwich shop I went caching. I can see the cache site from my office …

250 Up – Caches No’s 246 – 258
Sun, 7/03/10 – 23:59 | No Comment
250 Up – Caches No’s 246 – 258

Mar 6th 2010 – Aireborough Panorama – Looking South GC1NGEY – Cache #246
This cache is on a footpath leading down from the Royalty pub, the path has a big high bank on one side …

Looking For Percy – My Cache Hide No. 1
Sat, 6/03/10 – 23:59 | No Comment
Looking For Percy – My Cache Hide No. 1

Mar 6th 2010 – Curse Of The FTF Wharfedale #9 – Looking for Percy GGC24NHA – My Cache #1
Following my being the FTF to find the Beechings Axe cache it was up to me to …

Cache No. 205 – Denso Marston Wildlife Park
Fri, 5/03/10 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 205 – Denso Marston Wildlife Park

Mar 5th 2010 – Denso Marston Wildlife Park GCT0F5 – Cache #245
I work about a mile from here, as it was a nice day I decided to go for a little walk at lunchtime and …

Messing about in boats
Thu, 4/03/10 – 23:25 | No Comment
Messing about in boats

Another dip into the past brings us to one of my favourite days that we had back then, Just a day spent messing about in boats. The boats in question were two 20ft barges that …

Caches No’s 230 to 244 – Delightful for Truckers
Sun, 28/02/10 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 230 to 244 – Delightful for Truckers

February 27th 2010 – Curse of the FTF Wharfdale #1 GC213BC – Cache #230
Another Saturday comes round and after being away the last two weekends I had some shopping to do, I did manage …

… Of rafts and clag wagons.
Sat, 27/02/10 – 23:11 | No Comment
… Of rafts and clag wagons.

One of the long standing weekend events was the Bedford Raft Race, held on a Lake nearly in the middle of Bedford, and it was a serious competition where the top rafts were precision engineered …

Caches No’s 218 to 229 – Conference and Genealogy
Sun, 21/02/10 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 218 to 229 – Conference and Genealogy

February 20th 2010 – St Matthew’s – Walsall Church Gems GC1MCXH – Cache #218
Another week goes by, another weekend comes along, and this time Angel78 and me were to be found at a conference in …

William Perry 1837 – 1888
Mon, 15/02/10 – 22:08 | No Comment
William Perry 1837 – 1888

As we saw in the last post, Andrew Perry was the son of William and Sarah Perry. From the 1861 & 1871 census’s we can see that William Perry was born in Little Hadham, Hertfordshire, …

Caches 205 to 217 – A visit to that there London
Sun, 14/02/10 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches 205 to 217 – A visit to that there London

February 12th 2010 – Curse of the FTF Wharfedale #2 GC21J25 – Cache #205
It felt a bit like I was coming out of hibernation when I was planning a few caches to find around a …

Cache No. 204 – Curse of the FTF Wharfedale #8 – Beeching’s axe
Sat, 6/02/10 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 204 – Curse of the FTF Wharfedale #8 – Beeching’s axe

Feb 6th 2010 – Curse of the FTF Wharfedale #8 – Beeching’s axe GC23M71 – Cache #204
Back to it after a 3 month Winter layoff… I put it down to Christmas shopping prior to Christmas and …

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Fri, 29/01/10 – 20:47 | No Comment
Avatar

Avatar in 3D… well that’s 3 hours of my life I won’t get back, although I did nearly doze off as the story dragged on… the 3d effects are reminiscent of a 1970’s Viewmaster toy …