Tag Archives: DNF

North Mymms Circle

As mentioned in a previous entry, there was a plan to go geocaching twice during the week of my birthday. The first time it was just Shar and I and you can read about that at Shocking pre-birthday caching in … Continue reading

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Shocking Pre-Birthday Geocaches in Hyde Heath

There would be no geocaching on the 16th of October, my birthday… boo! But there would be caching on the 15th… hooray. And there would be caching on the 17th too.. double hooray! Normally the suggestion that we go out … Continue reading

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Swallow Holes and Improvised Techno – Caching in Brookmans Park

After our not so fulfilling time at the Mega event last weekend, we were keen to get out and do some “proper” geocaching. As part of Groundspeak’s 2015 Road Trip there was now another souvenir up for grabs. For this … Continue reading

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Playing with planets and getting scorched by the Sun

With Sam being away for 4 nights on a school trip to Devon there was grand plans to do some serious caching this week. However, after checking the weather forecast, it was looking unlikely that we would be picking up … Continue reading

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Zen and the Art of Cache Maintenance

“With great caches comes great responsibility” This phrase was made famous by Spiderman… or at least it would have been if he had been a geocacher. Hmmm, now I am considering what sort of caches the arachnid super hero would … Continue reading

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Sheepish in Westbrook Hay

It took me longer than usual to decide where we should go for this week’s GeoDate. I kept getting distracted by interesting caches and not actually finding a series or clump of odds that we could do. I’ve just realised … Continue reading

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When did I go to Norway?

Generally when we DNF a cache I add a watch on it to see how other people get on so that I can decide if it is worth a return visit at some point or not. I had become a … Continue reading

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Chiltern Hundred Leg 5 – 15 years on

In which we celebrate 15 years since the birth of geocaching by staying in and watching the telly. Nah, just kidding. We went caching. On May 2nd 2000 the United States government flicked a switch and the GPS satellite network, … Continue reading

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Wall Hall Maintenance

After receiving a few DNFs on a couple of our Wall Hall caches we thought it was a good opportunity to go for a walk and do a maintenance run today. We have had cause to return and maintain the … Continue reading

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Our 1000 milestone… a DNF!

In which we head to the Ashridge Estate in search of the oldest mystery cache in the UK and fail entirely to find it. The above sentence isn’t far off being all there is to report in this blog entry … Continue reading

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