Category Archives: Travel Bug

Insalan the Island Dragon

It was only recently we complained that we hadn’t found a travel bug during our travels but lo and behold, or perhaps I should say with a puff of smoke – we found Insalan the Island Dragon hiding within the … Continue reading

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Just one Cornetto ……………………..

Last week, we spotted a travel bug which wanted to get to Swindon.  Thinking that we could help it on its way, we retrieved it only to find that the best laid plans can go awry, and we now needed … Continue reading

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Acorns Keep Falling on my Head, Tra La, La La La

I LOVE Autumn.   I love Spring with the new growth and the promise of what is to come; I love Summer for the sun, sea and sand; I even like winter – the crisp cold days when everything is sparkling … Continue reading

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Pirbright – Caches and Memories

Pirbright – a tranquil Surrey village with one of the loveliest of village greens, pond and cricket pitch.  A place I know well as my mother-in-law (or to be really precise, my late ex-mother-in-law) was a Pirbright lady born and … Continue reading

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Our First Geo-Birthday

Cockrobbinn joined me earlier in the week on the Isle of Wight and I realized we would have some time for geocaching not having done hardly any over the last couple of months; beach bums that we are if the … Continue reading

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Ladybird, Ladybird Fly Away Home…..

One of my grand-daughters, Sadie (who is 5, almost 6) has geocached with us a few times and has recently asked to go again. She chose the name HoneyRobbInn as her ‘handle’ because she was eating porridge at our house … Continue reading

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Brading and Suicide Alley

I never knew that Brading had the distinction of being a seaport without any sea!  It’s amazing the facts that can be learned from geocaching. I had travelled to the Isle of Wight (again!!) before Cockrobbinn so that I could … Continue reading

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