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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

WASH 2005
Sun, 27/09/09 – 9:29 | No Comment
WASH 2005

Big changes at Searles for 2005 – the carpark in front of the venue was gone and the whole area roofed, right over to the reception building to form the new Plaza – also a …

Tenerife – Tuesday
Sat, 26/09/09 – 23:28 | No Comment
Tenerife – Tuesday

Tuesday morning and loads of the group were getting up to go on an Island tour. I seem to remember the bus left at 8:30 or some ridiculous time like that.  Having been to Tenerife …

WASH 2004
Sat, 26/09/09 – 20:08 | No Comment
WASH 2004

Attendance at WASH had been gradually dropping from the sell out days of the early and mid 90’s, the twentyfirst WASH actually had fewer people than the first, but we were there to celebrate the …

Tenerife – Monday
Fri, 25/09/09 – 23:19 | No Comment
Tenerife – Monday

Another late morning start to the day… well we were on Holiday !
11:30 ish Mark and I went out to a local place and had the full English breakfast with beer, (well I had diet …

Tenerife – Sunday
Thu, 24/09/09 – 23:07 | No Comment
Tenerife – Sunday

Sunday was a quiet day, we didn’t do a right lot in the morning, after we got up we sat on the hotel balcony and watched the world go by. Mark and I had a …

WASH 2003
Thu, 24/09/09 – 18:51 | No Comment
WASH 2003

The 20th WASH saw the return of the film show at the Princess Theatre, even though it was a film that many people had already seen it got a good crowd… the Theatre had been …

Tenerife – Saturday
Wed, 23/09/09 – 22:52 | No Comment
Tenerife – Saturday

Saturday morning started with the local tourist Rep coming and giving us the ‘Welcome Meeting’ – I don’t think she was quite prepared for a meeting with an audience of 28 people – all of …

Tenerife – Friday
Tue, 22/09/09 – 22:23 | No Comment
Tenerife – Friday

It’s strange that I had to leave home at 9.00 to get a flight at 2:45, well I had to drive to Birmingham Airport… in fact I had drive right past Birmingham Airport to go …

WASH 2002
Mon, 21/09/09 – 21:22 | No Comment
WASH 2002

Something new and WASH changing happened for 2002… Tesco’s opened right across the road from the site entrance. No more would we have to go a mile into town to Budgens (now Somerfield) to get …

Caches Nos. 123 & 124 – Tenerife
Tue, 15/09/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 123 & 124 – Tenerife

My first overseas caches – the headline photograph is the view from my hotel balcony
September 15th 2009 –  Acantilados de Los Cristianos GC1766X – Cache #123
Only Mad dogs and Englishmen go caching in the noon day sun, …

Cache No. 122 – Road To Nowhere
Fri, 11/09/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 122 – Road To Nowhere

September 11th 2009 –  Road To Nowhere  GC1M5Z4 – Cache #81
I just had to grab another drive by cache on the way to the Airport. The cache is situated at Bassett’s Pole, on the border between …

Cache No. 121 – Busy Beaver
Thu, 10/09/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 121 – Busy Beaver

September 10th 2009 –  Busy Beaver  GC1WTVW – Cache #81
I just had to grab this new local cache before I went on holiday… You can see my house from here etc.etc.
From this cache I collected the Geocoin …