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.
Halloween Hides 2012

Halloween Hides 2012

I’ve been thinking about the Halloween Hides & Creepy Caches (Reincarnated) Mega Event for much of the year. Today was the day.

MKBW Blue

MKBW Blue

Two long walks through the middle of nowhere, setting caches that I ultimately didn’t want to own.

MKBW Violet

MKBW Violet

A walk over some fields and then back home down the canalside

MKBW Turquoise

MKBW Turquoise

From the western edge of Milton Keynes at Hazeley School, across the countryside and up to the edge of Stony Stratford.

MKBW Magenta

MKBW Magenta

Agriculture. Lots of agriculture. Quite a lot of it was hard to get through.

Midshires Meander

Midshires Meander

There’s only so much attention that you can give to a washing machine before it degenerates into just watching your kecks go round in circles.

Geolympix Marathon

Geolympix Marathon

Two days either side of a trip to India, and causing me to miss “Super Saturday”

Geolympix 2012

Geolympix 2012

Finding Uranus is sometimes difficult for a geocacher, even with the use of both hands.

Alconbury & Buckworth

Alconbury & Buckworth

A day out caching with Wavvy where we got rather wet. How wet ? I had to wring out my socks, that’s how wet.

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.

Lisbon Half

Lisbon Half

We both entered the 2012 Lisbon Half Marathon, which meant (obviously) that we had to go to Lisbon. We decided to take the kids with us.

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.