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

WASH 1991
Wed, 2/09/09 – 21:36 | No Comment
WASH 1991

In 1991 I used to go down to Leeds Central group every week as well as my own (Wharfedale) group, so as they were short of transport I ended up taking two girls from Leeds …

WASH 1990
Tue, 1/09/09 – 19:29 | No Comment
WASH 1990

In the early 1990’s WASH was a sell out every year, and there were so many people wanting to go that you had to book as soon as the booking forms came out, or you …

Caches No. 88, 89 & 90 – A Harrogate Trio
Mon, 31/08/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No. 88, 89 & 90 – A Harrogate Trio

August 31st 2009 –  Ringway Wonder 2  GC152DM – Cache #88
Bank Holiday Monday and I was again in Harrogate shopping, so I did some caching on the way home. This first one was an easy …

WASH 1989
Sun, 30/08/09 – 20:21 | No Comment
WASH 1989

I think 1989 was the first year that I was WASH booking officer for Wharfedale 18 Plus. Now the booking officer doesn’t really have a lot to do, they just have to arrange who is …

WASH 1988
Sun, 30/08/09 – 20:12 | No Comment
WASH 1988

“Agadoo doo doo, push pineapples, shake the tree
Agadoo doo doo, push pineapples, grind coffee”
Yes 1988 was the year Black Lace hit WASH…

What the committee said…

WONDERFUL WASH
The fifth WASH event at Hunstanton was a sell out …

Caches Nos. 82 – 87 – Get My Kicks on Route 66 ?
Sat, 29/08/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 82 – 87 – Get My Kicks on Route 66 ?

A Saturday evening stroll along a popular cache sequence on the banks of the Leeds-Liverpool canal. The canal towpath is designated path number 66 in the National Cycle Network
Being me I parked my car at …

WASH 1987
Sat, 29/08/09 – 23:42 | No Comment
WASH 1987

When we woke up at home on the morning of WASH it was to the news of the Great October Hurricane that had swept across from the West Country to the Wash leaving a trail …

WASH 1986
Sat, 29/08/09 – 22:32 | One Comment
WASH 1986

Back in 1986 there were a lot of very tired Southerners at WASH as there was far too much sitting up watching TV into the early hours.
Earlier in the summer Yorkshire TV, whose region covers …

Multi-person Git Hats-R-Us
Fri, 28/08/09 – 22:50 | No Comment
Multi-person Git Hats-R-Us

The Git Hat… Started life September 24th 1988. We had been taking part in the War of The Roses Competition, the War of The Roses being an ‘It’s A Knockout’ type competition between the Yorkshire …

WASH 1985
Wed, 26/08/09 – 18:38 | No Comment
WASH 1985

WASH 1985 was held on October 18th, 19th 20th, but couldn’t get a mention in Plus News as it was still classed as a Regional Event and clashed with a National Event – The Small Games …

At last… the theme hacking seems to have worked :)
Tue, 25/08/09 – 19:47 | No Comment
At last… the theme hacking seems to have worked :)

I started work on the theme for this blog a week ago, I think I have finally got the theme hacked about so I like it and can start putting posts on it rather than …

WASH 1984
Mon, 24/08/09 – 19:39 | No Comment
WASH 1984

The story of WASH begins in 1984. The way the Israelite tells it is that in looking for a place to hold a weekend away he went with his father to see Mr Searle… who …