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Not much to say about this one except that there was a new series up near Riseley in Bedfordshire. I drove up there with BingBongLong and we had a plan to meet Brew-a-cache up there. The series was called Seven’s 70th Birthday, and it formed a big loop around to the west of the village. I’m guessing from the name that it had 70 caches in total.

There was a bit of a delay getting going and we also pondered for a while what to do with cars. The series was a loop but we weren’t planning to do all of them. So we had to decide where to leave the one car we had.

It is quite a big circuit (too much for an afternoon in winter), which is why we’d decided not to try the whole thing. That would have been a bit of a stretch.

Anyway, all the caches were pretty easy finds and it was a nice sunny afternoon for caching, so progress over the ground was speedy.

By the time we’d finished we’d found 51 caches. Better than a smack in the eye with a wet kipper. We’d bypassed numbers 22 to 47. What we’d actually done is to start at #48 and finish at #21. If I remember correctly we sped across the gap after finishing because Mrs Brew-a-Cache came to fetch us. I may be wrong though. I wrote this post a long time after the day concerned.

I don’t know how long we spent, to be honest, but the whole thing was completed in daylight. I seem to remember it was getting a bit dusky by the time we got back to the car though.

The caches we found around Riseley were: