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A collection of random thoughts, adventures, happenings and general goings on in the Gardner Family.
2022 Caching Diary

2022 Caching Diary

My caching diary for 2022 – an index of the places I went to whilst geocaching, who I went with, and what I got up to while I was there.

The First Gromit

The First Gromit

A day in Barkway and Barley for the first phase of ryo62’s “No Cheese, Gromit!” series. A grand day out by most measures.

Yaxley Peloton

Yaxley Peloton

A morning in Yaxley beginning poshrule’s peloton – A large series of puzzle geocaches in the proverbial Cachemuda Triangle

2021 Caching Diary

2021 Caching Diary

My caching diary for 2021 – an index of the places I went to whilst geocaching, who I went with, and what I got up to while I was there.

Bedford

Bedford

An afternoon in Bedford wondering where all of the water came from, and caching by the side of the river, which maybe wasn’t a great idea.

South Shields and Newcastle

South Shields and Newcastle

A visit to South Shields and Newcastle for a pre-Christmas bash. We were up for Christmas and the ladies of the house were off shopping.

Pokémon

Pokémon

A day of finishing off the Pokémon series of geocaches up in Warwickshire. It would be fair to say the weather was “challenging” all day.

Bishop’s Itchington

Bishop’s Itchington

A couple of weeks ago I’d been up in Burton Dassett to start some work on the Pokémon series of puzzle caches. Fast-forward a couple of weeks and I fancied another hack at them. This time I was looking to begin in Bishop’s Itchington.

Burton Dassett

Burton Dassett

Walking around Burton Dassett in Warkwickshire searching for geocaches which are loosely themed on a well known Japanese media franchise.

London Calling

London Calling

A visit to the London Calling geocaching event, at the Methodist Central Hall in Westminster, although most of the day was spent elsewhere.

Lake District 2021

Lake District 2021

Our long-awaited first “proper” holiday since that global pandemic thing started – a week in the Lake District followed by a few days in Newcastle.

Lincolnshire Mega

Lincolnshire Mega

My visit to the Lincolnshire Mega geocaching event, with accompanying stay with my brother in my old hometown of Southwell.