Life in a nutshell, 'cos it's better if you're nuts!

A collection of random thoughts, adventures, happenings and general goings on in the Gardner Family.

Please read my diary, look through my things and figure me out.

Kurt Cobain

Colouring In

Colouring In

Valmondois

Valmondois

Jouy-le-Comte

Jouy-le-Comte

Hérouville

Hérouville

A Day Off in Paris

A Day Off in Paris

Livilliers

Livilliers

Frouville

Frouville

Val D’Oise Madness

Val D’Oise Madness

Tokyo Tourism Two

Tokyo Tourism Two

Tokyo Marathon

Tokyo Marathon

Tokyo Tourism

Tokyo Tourism

Big Sight, Big Site

Big Sight, Big Site

Tokyo Marathon

Tokyo Marathon

2018 Caching Diary

2018 Caching Diary

Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia

Packetty-Pack

Packetty-Pack

Tibidabo

Tibidabo

Splashy Splashy

Splashy Splashy

Pedralta

Pedralta

Monastic

Monastic

Mucho de Nada

Mucho de Nada

Ropey

Ropey

Not the Full Gaudi

Not the Full Gaudi

Santa Cristina

Santa Cristina

Kayaking

Kayaking

Olympic

Olympic

Girona

Girona

Sant Pol Beach

Sant Pol Beach

Off on Our Way

Off on Our Way

Catalonia

Catalonia

Orwell and Eversden

Orwell and Eversden

MK Puzzle Series

MK Puzzle Series

Saint Omer

Saint Omer

The Oast with the Most
Lutton Lambada

Lutton Lambada

Big White Nose

Big White Nose

Brugse Beer VII

Brugse Beer VII

Jeux Sans Frontieres
Brugse Beer 2017

Brugse Beer 2017

Kent Dash

Kent Dash

Yakkety Yaxley

Yakkety Yaxley

Hauxton

Hauxton

Silverstone Woods

Silverstone Woods

Banburrrrrry

Banburrrrrry

2017 Caching Diary

2017 Caching Diary

2016 Caching Diary

2016 Caching Diary

Flags of All Nations

Flags of All Nations

Keyston Kaper

Keyston Kaper

Welsh Weekend

Welsh Weekend

Too Hot for Autumn

Too Hot for Autumn

Finbarr Saunders

Finbarr Saunders

Ye Olde Survey Monuments

Ye Olde Survey Monuments

Church Micros

Church Micros

Poundon Around

Poundon Around

Grand Tour of Skiddaw

Grand Tour of Skiddaw

Cutting the Mustard

Cutting the Mustard

Reserved Nature

Reserved Nature

Chamonix Town

Chamonix Town

Three Countries

Three Countries

Not Quite to Plan

Not Quite to Plan

Ups and Downs

Ups and Downs

Aiguille du Midi

Aiguille du Midi

Run to the Hills

Run to the Hills

From Home to Reims

From Home to Reims

Chamonix

Chamonix

Llangollen Mega

Llangollen Mega

Geolympix 2016

Geolympix 2016

Going Mega in France
Silverstone

Silverstone

Thrapston Crapston

Thrapston Crapston

Langdale Pikes

Langdale Pikes

Cat Bells

Cat Bells

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday

Ullswater

Ullswater

Climbing Skiddaw

Climbing Skiddaw

The Drive Up

The Drive Up

Up The Lakes

Up The Lakes

Muttley’s Delight
Meldreth Madness

Meldreth Madness

A New Personal Best

A New Personal Best

Around Castle Donington

Around Castle Donington

Hacking Around Hatley

Hacking Around Hatley

Charlie’s Sixth Loop

Charlie’s Sixth Loop

Another Heart Attack

Another Heart Attack

Bye Bye Magenta and Blue

Bye Bye Magenta and Blue

Say Yellow, Wave Goodbye
2015 Caching Diary

2015 Caching Diary

Seaham Beach

Seaham Beach

Pre-Christmas Heart Attack
Measham Dash

Measham Dash

More Hatley Heart Attack

More Hatley Heart Attack

Charlie’s Fourth Loop

Charlie’s Fourth Loop

Snowdonia

Snowdonia

Charlie’s Second Loop

Charlie’s Second Loop

Giddings and Thurning

Giddings and Thurning

Charlie’s First Loop

Charlie’s First Loop

The Twin Turbine Trail

The Twin Turbine Trail

Examining London

Examining London

Big Days in Kent

Big Days in Kent

Elsworth Excursion

Elsworth Excursion

Coming Home

Coming Home

The Final Day

The Final Day

Back to Sagres

Back to Sagres

Zoomarine

Zoomarine

Praia do São Rafael

Praia do São Rafael

Parasailing

Parasailing

Seville

Seville

Silves and Carvoeiro

Silves and Carvoeiro

Wotta Lotta Notta Lot

Wotta Lotta Notta Lot

A Disappointing Day

A Disappointing Day

Caching on the Beach

Caching on the Beach

The End of the World

The End of the World

Albufeira Marina

Albufeira Marina

Brum Brum Brum

Brum Brum Brum

The Algarve

The Algarve

Walkern Multis

Walkern Multis

Grafham Grabs

Grafham Grabs

Yaxley to Conington

Yaxley to Conington

Rockin’ Remix

Rockin’ Remix

Wirral Wander

Wirral Wander

Letchworth Disaster
Cockayne Hatley

Cockayne Hatley

Down Dover

Down Dover

Doing Dover

Doing Dover

Molesworth Melee

Molesworth Melee

Missile Silos

Missile Silos

Manchester Marathon

Manchester Marathon

MKBW Indigo

MKBW Indigo

FF40

FF40

Eclipsed

Eclipsed

Dunstable Mega Day

Dunstable Mega Day

MKBW Green Section

MKBW Green Section

Treacle Mining

Treacle Mining

Catworth and Covington

Catworth and Covington

MK Churches

MK Churches

Between Hare and There

Between Hare and There

2014 Caching Diary

2014 Caching Diary

Willington Wanders

Willington Wanders

Snowy Churches

Snowy Churches

The Woolley Mammoth

The Woolley Mammoth

Bulwick and Apethorpe

Bulwick and Apethorpe

Dirt Half 2014

Dirt Half 2014

Walk on the Wild Side

Walk on the Wild Side

Hadrian’s Wall

Halloween Hides 2014

Halloween Hides 2014

Geoblogger 20 Questions

Geoblogger 20 Questions

Chester Marathon 2014

Chester Marathon 2014

Forty Sortie

Forty Sortie

CacheAthon Part 3

CacheAthon Part 3

Severn Bridge Half 2014
A Very Long Journey

A Very Long Journey

Munich Old Town

Munich Old Town

Going Giga

Going Giga

All Aboard the Gigabus

All Aboard the Gigabus

Munich Giga Event

Munich Giga Event

Birthday Bash Trois

Birthday Bash Trois

Coming Home

Coming Home

Atomic !

Atomic !

The Grevelingenmeer

The Grevelingenmeer

Old Trams

Old Trams

On Yer Bike

On Yer Bike

Hellevoetsluis

Hellevoetsluis

Capital Cities

Capital Cities

Windmills

Windmills

Not a Lot Happened

Not a Lot Happened

Old Haunts

Old Haunts

Over The Border

Over The Border

On Our Way

On Our Way

Europe’s Low Points
Alcester Dash

Alcester Dash

Birmingham Athletics
Birthday Bash Deux

Birthday Bash Deux

CacheAthon Part 2

CacheAthon Part 2

Birthday Bash

Birthday Bash

Rockin’ Liverpool
Marston Vale

Marston Vale

BaseCamp

BaseCamp

Sawtry, Sore Feet

Sawtry, Sore Feet

Foremark Reservoir

Foremark Reservoir

CacheAthon Part 1

CacheAthon Part 1

Marathon Weekend

Marathon Weekend

Greenway Gallivant

Greenway Gallivant

Oh Simple Thing

Oh Simple Thing

Church Pilgrimage

Church Pilgrimage

Reading Half 2014

Reading Half 2014

Hargrave Hobble

Hargrave Hobble

Brighton Half 2014

Brighton Half 2014

Leicestershire Churches

Leicestershire Churches

The Mighty Quins

The Mighty Quins

Custom Icons

Custom Icons

S2E2

S2E2

2013 Caching Diary

2013 Caching Diary

Imbibing Imber

Imbibing Imber

Ellington Expedition

Ellington Expedition

Pavenham Plod

Pavenham Plod

Shelswell Loop

Shelswell Loop

Riseley

Riseley

Meandering

Meandering

Not Quite Halloween

Not Quite Halloween

Big Bro’s 50th Birthday
MKBW Grey, The Top

MKBW Grey, The Top

Berlin Marathon

Berlin Marathon

Low Road Loops

Low Road Loops

Stoke Bruerne

Stoke Bruerne

Kenilworth Half 2013

Kenilworth Half 2013

Weymouth

Weymouth

Not What We Planned

Not What We Planned

Geography Lesson

Geography Lesson

Portland Bill

Portland Bill

Down to Dorchester

Down to Dorchester

Dorset Days

Dorset Days

Bedford Parkrun

Bedford Parkrun

Kimbolton & Shelton

Kimbolton & Shelton

MKBW Grey, The Bottom
Dunstable Dash

Dunstable Dash

Ton Up

Ton Up

Austrey Amble

Austrey Amble

The Giddings

The Giddings

MK Marathon 2013

MK Marathon 2013

Aerial Extreme

Aerial Extreme

A Day of Sport

A Day of Sport

Fleetwood Flurry

Fleetwood Flurry

Ashby

Ashby

Newcastle

Newcastle

Seaham Beach

Seaham Beach

Towcester

Towcester

Chiki Ceramiki

Chiki Ceramiki

Sawtry Splurge

Sawtry Splurge

MK Spring Half 2013

MK Spring Half 2013

MK Parkrun

MK Parkrun

Dublin Jaunt

Dublin Jaunt

Sherington

Sherington

Conkers Parkrun

Conkers Parkrun

East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport

Donisthorpe Cycle Trails

Donisthorpe Cycle Trails

Only in Olney

Only in Olney

Shocott Shuffle

Shocott Shuffle

Ampthill Amble

Ampthill Amble

Route Canal

Route Canal

Stowe Maintenance

Stowe Maintenance

New Year Wander

New Year Wander

Filling a Gap

Filling a Gap

Yule Blog

Yule Blog

Trees, Golf and Mud

Trees, Golf and Mud

Grand, Double Grand

Grand, Double Grand

Not the Best Night Ever

Not the Best Night Ever

Around and About

Around and About

Bletsoe Bombing Run

Bletsoe Bombing Run

Halloween Hides 2012

Halloween Hides 2012

MKBW Blue

MKBW Blue

MKBW Violet

MKBW Violet

MKBW Turquoise

MKBW Turquoise

MKBW Magenta

MKBW Magenta

Midshires Meander

Midshires Meander

Geolympix Marathon

Geolympix Marathon

Geolympix 2012

Geolympix 2012

Stowe Series Release

Stowe Series Release

Lisbon Half

Lisbon Half

Peterborough Splurge

Peterborough Splurge

Stowe Cache Planning

Stowe Cache Planning

Life Begins

Life Begins

Kingsbury Water Park

Kingsbury Water Park

Getting on a Bit

Getting on a Bit

Bats in the Belfry

Bats in the Belfry

Bozeat

Bozeat

Chiltern Hundred 2

Chiltern Hundred 2

Burgo and Beans

Burgo and Beans

Chiltern Hundred 1

Chiltern Hundred 1

Long Compton

Long Compton

2010 Caching Diary

2010 Caching Diary

Gee ! Snow Caching

Gee ! Snow Caching

MK Schooldays

MK Schooldays

Caldecotte Lake

Caldecotte Lake

Going Wild in Woburn

Going Wild in Woburn

10km Route Planning

10km Route Planning

Casing the Joint

Casing the Joint

Back on the Bike

Back on the Bike

Donisthorpe Donder 2

Donisthorpe Donder 2

Wolverton ? Miles Away

Wolverton ? Miles Away

Off the Wall

Off the Wall

It’s Grim Up North

It’s Grim Up North

Mission Impossible

Mission Impossible

The Worst Services

The Worst Services

A Windy Weekend

A Windy Weekend

A Wavendon Wander

A Wavendon Wander

Linford Wood

Linford Wood

Fat Food Friday

Fat Food Friday

Tattenhoe Tally-Ho !

Tattenhoe Tally-Ho !

Going Home

Going Home

Rothéneuf Rocks

Rothéneuf Rocks

St Malo & Dinan

St Malo & Dinan

Cancale and Dinard

Cancale and Dinard

Hédé and Dinard

Hédé and Dinard

The Norman Conquests

The Norman Conquests

The Dinard Donder

The Dinard Donder

The Pink Granite Coast
Dinan

Dinan

Mont St Michel

Mont St Michel

Beaucoup de Rien

Beaucoup de Rien

St Malo Aquarium

St Malo Aquarium

Swimming & St Malo

Swimming & St Malo

Motorways of France

Motorways of France

St Malo

St Malo

iBletchWinspiration

iBletchWinspiration

The North Bucks Way

The North Bucks Way

Breakfast at Tibshelf
Monkston Madness

Monkston Madness

Sweet Music

Sweet Music

Pre-Pub Pootle

Pre-Pub Pootle

Brisk Broughton

Brisk Broughton

Shenley Shuffle 2

Shenley Shuffle 2

Shenley Shuffle

Shenley Shuffle

The Willen Wibble

The Willen Wibble

Easy Emerson

Easy Emerson

Barren Broughton

Barren Broughton

Stony Strut

Stony Strut

Linear Luck

Linear Luck

Donisthorpe Donder

Donisthorpe Donder

Cache & Dash ?

Cache & Dash ?

Furzton Frenzy

Furzton Frenzy

Tattenhoe Trials

Tattenhoe Trials

A New Sport

A New Sport

The Magic Garden

The Magic Garden

Marrakech City

Marrakech City

Team Building

Team Building

A Corporate Jolly

A Corporate Jolly

Marrakech Express

Marrakech Express

UK & Ireland Counties

UK & Ireland Counties

Months Placed Matrix

Months Placed Matrix

Days Placed Matrix

Days Placed Matrix

Days Found Matrix

Days Found Matrix

Driving Home

Driving Home

Bags, Birds and Beers

Bags, Birds and Beers

St Martin de Ré

St Martin de Ré

The Big Barbeque

The Big Barbeque

A Lot of Not a Lot

A Lot of Not a Lot

Châtelaillon-Plage

Châtelaillon-Plage

New Friends

New Friends

Île d’Aix

Île d’Aix

Roche Courbon

Roche Courbon

The Aquarium

The Aquarium

Chilling Out

Chilling Out

Île de Ré

Île de Ré

The Two Towers

The Two Towers

Settling In

Settling In

French Motorways

French Motorways

Leaving England

Leaving England

La Rochelle

La Rochelle

Northumberland

Northumberland

Edinburgh

Edinburgh

Brussels

Brussels

Meribel

Meribel

Cornwall

Cornwall

Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

Back to the Island

Back to the Island

The Quiet Day

The Quiet Day

Fairytale Castle

Fairytale Castle

Towers and Fish

Towers and Fish

Venise Verte

Venise Verte

Phares des Baleines

Phares des Baleines

Lots of Driving

Lots of Driving

La Rochelle

La Rochelle

Les Arcs

Les Arcs

Northumberland

Northumberland

Wet in Whistler

Wet in Whistler

Lake District in the Winter

Snowy Tattenhoe

Paris in the Autumn

Paris in the Autumn

Prince Bishops

Prince Bishops

Nafplio

Nafplio

The Delphic Oracle

The Delphic Oracle

Athens

Athens

A Greek Odyssey

A Greek Odyssey

Whitburn in Autumn

Whitburn in Autumn

The Final Leg

The Final Leg

Monterrey

Monterrey

Highway 1

Highway 1

Freeway Frenzy

Freeway Frenzy

More Joshua Trees

More Joshua Trees

Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree

Too Much Driving

Too Much Driving

Petrified Trees

Petrified Trees

Off to Flagstaff

Off to Flagstaff

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

Monumental

Monumental

Bridges & Cliffs

Bridges & Cliffs

Bryce to Capitol Reef

Bryce to Capitol Reef

Zion to Bryce Canyon

Zion to Bryce Canyon

Hoover Dam to Zion

Hoover Dam to Zion

Not Las Vegas

Not Las Vegas

Death Valley

Death Valley

Up, Over & Down

Up, Over & Down

Yosemite

Yosemite

Born to be Wild

Born to be Wild

Alcatraz

Alcatraz

Golden Gate

Golden Gate

London to San Francisco
Preparations

Preparations

Road Trip ! Road Trip !
Luvverly Jubilee

Luvverly Jubilee

Keswick

Keswick

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace

Prague

Prague

Madeira

Madeira

Lots of Weddings 2000

Lots of Weddings 2000

Sharm el Sheikh

Sharm el Sheikh

Cairo

Cairo

On Honeymoon

On Honeymoon

Crete

Crete

Portuguese Cities

Portuguese Cities

Round the Matterhorn

Round the Matterhorn

Meeting the Mrs 1998

Meeting the Mrs 1998

Very Few Photos 1997

Very Few Photos 1997

Skiing and Boating 1996

Skiing and Boating 1996

Asian Adventures 1995

Asian Adventures 1995

Desert Adventures 1994

Desert Adventures 1994

A New Home 1993

A New Home 1993

Russian Around 1992

Russian Around 1992

Over the Pond 1991

Over the Pond 1991

Many Countries 1990

Many Countries 1990

Holland 1989

Holland 1989

Ancient History

Ancient History