Geocaching Adventures

In May 2010 Kas dragged me off into a park in Marrakech to “play a new game”
The rest is history. Well, mainly it is geography, but you know what I mean.

 

It’s All About the Numbers

Profile for MKGees

Studying Theology

 

Geomorphology is Fun

Climbing the Greasy Pole of Success

Geocaching

A game in which players use multi-billion dollar satellites to find bits of tupperware hidden in the woods.
Stowe Series Release

Stowe Series Release

I’d been working with the National Trust at Stowe since the middle of the previous year trying to see whether we could set a few geocaches on their land.

Peterborough Splurge

Peterborough Splurge

This day was the start (for me) of a long love affair with the area between Peterborough, Oundle, Huntingdon, Northampton and Bedford.

Stowe Cache Planning

Stowe Cache Planning

Cache planning at Stowe. I should have known better, but then I was a bit of a novice. You can’t set caches on land that have an entry fee.

Life Begins

Life Begins

The boy Simply Paul was 40 years old, apparently, although I didn’t really know him at the time.

Kingsbury Water Park

Kingsbury Water Park

Kingsbury Water Park is one of those British industrial regeneration jobs that the East Midlands is very good at, although technically this might be the West Midlands, I guess.

Getting on a Bit

Getting on a Bit

The Other Stu had a 40th birthday. He’s getting on a bit. He celebrated by dropping a load of tupperware around the countryside.

Bats in the Belfry

Bats in the Belfry

I had an evening appointment in the West Midlands as we were having a corporate jolly at The Belfry.

Bozeat

Bozeat

I had a weekend at home alone as a result of needing to put some extra effort into a piece of work I’d been doing. Yeah, really !

Chesham

Chesham

My second attempt at the Chiltern Hundred series, and I took an afternoon off work to make sure I found loads.

Burgo and Beans

Burgo and Beans

A series called “Burgo and Beans”, named after the villages of Newton Burgoland and Barton in the Beans.

Chiltern Hundred 1

Chiltern Hundred 1

The beginning of a six month long journey to complete a rather large series of caches – the Chiltern Hundred series near Chesham.

Long Compton

Long Compton

As a New Year treat (sort of) we decided to head off out into the wilds of Warwickshire for a day of box hunting.