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.
Houghton Regis

Houghton Regis

A quick dash around the quiet Bedfordshire village of Houghton Regis with BingBongLong on a sunny Saturday afternoon in December.

Bulwick and Apethorpe

Bulwick and Apethorpe

A long day out up the top end of Northamptonshire doing a couple of loops that looked appealing.

Dirt Half 2014

Dirt Half 2014

Saturday morning and a change to our usual routine of running parkrun in Milton Keynes.

Walk on the Wild Side

Walk on the Wild Side

A caching jaunt around Hatley in Cambridgeshire with Ami and BingBongLong, on a grey and murky late autumn afternoon.

Halloween Hides 2014

Halloween Hides 2014

Halloween Hides time of year again. This was the fifth annual Halloween Hides and Creepy Caches mega event, and it proved to be the last one too, at least for a while.

Chester Marathon 2014

Chester Marathon 2014

Kas booked herself into the Chester marathon earlier in the year and we decided to all go up.

Bike or Hike

Bike or Hike

Hacking along the River Dee on a Saturday afternoon.

Forty Sortie

Forty Sortie

I’d been working on a bunch of puzzles so I could make an attempt at forty puzzle finds in a day. This was that day.

CacheAthon Part 3

CacheAthon Part 3

My final bash at the Cambridge CacheAthon series after previous previously doing two loops in April and two more in June.

A Very Long Journey

A Very Long Journey

If we thought the trip down to Munich took a long time, the trip home made it look like a short hop by comparison. It’s fair to say that we underestimated the amount of time it would take.

Munich Old Town

Munich Old Town

The old town of Munich is really quite pretty and is packed with interesting buildings and activities.
We went to quite a few of them. Mainly the ones that sold ice cream, if I’m honest.