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.
Oceania and Asia

Oceania and Asia

Trying to rediscover the mysterious mojo after a very long period of not going geocaching.

Behind the Garage

Behind the Garage

A long, thin space that had become overgrown and unloved. Time to spruce it up a bit.

Side of the House

Side of the House

The most awkward area of the garden rework to plan and build, due to the absence of right angles.

The Grand Plan

The Grand Plan

I’d got tired of looking out of the windows at a back garden that was in desperate need of some TLC.

Small Fence

Small Fence

There was a small and nearly rotten bit of fence joining the house to the garage. Time to replace it.

Heal the World

Heal the World

Doing the “Heal the World” series of puzzle geocaches at Hadstock in Essex with the Happy Hunter.

Leap Day Madness

Leap Day Madness

One day every four years when geocachers go even more doo-lally than they usually are.

2019 Caching Diary

2019 Caching Diary

A year with no particular plans for geocaching, and hence a year in which not much geocaching was done.

More Garmin Icons

More Garmin Icons

Sucess with custom icons in Basecamp and MemoryMap encouraged me to have another go at the Garmin Montana.

Back to Basecamp

Back to Basecamp

I went back to Basecamp to see if I could figure out how to use custom icons. It wasn’t so difficult.

Memory-Map

Memory-Map

There are a few things I don’t like about Garmin’s Basecamp, so I decided to dabble with MemoryMap.

Long Way Home

Long Way Home

Google said we had 870km of driving in front of us to reach Calais, and then another 180km in England.