Category Archive: Britain

Geocaching Angry Birds’ Style

A flock of Angry Birds has taken up geocaching; starting in the British borough of Putney. The popular cartoon characters, which star in six touchscreen apps created by Finnish company Rovio, are being hidden throughout the south-west London neighbourhood as part of a Christmas-themed treasure hunt. Six plush toy replicas will be roosting in different businesses across the district, with clues …

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Get Your Copy Of UK Cache Mag For Cheap

British cacher Adam Redshaw could well be the geo-world’s answer to media mogul Rupert Murdoch. Five months ago, the West Midlands resident launched his country’s first print magazine dedicated to this hi-tech hobby, and he already has more than 1000 readers an issue. Each A5 edition of UK Cache Mag features 64 full-colour pages, all …

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Holy Cow, Geoman! It’s Another Caching Comic

Some use a notebook to record their geocaching adventures; others a smartphone or GPSr; Dan White, howevers, prefers the medium of comic strip. Three years ago, the British cacher began drawing on his hobby to create popular strip Geotrackers. He’s joined on those 2-D trails by his uncle – the person who introduced him to caching …

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British Geocacher Uncovers Smoking Gun

A British player has earned the right to call himself a ‘gun geocacher’ after finding a revolver and bullets while on the trail of another smiley. Unfortunately for GC premium member GeoGareth, his shock discovery in Essex county last Wednesday afternoon was not a clever camouflage job, but rather the suspected hiding spot of a local …

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RIP Steve Love: Donations Sought For Vlogger’s Children

At a loss as to how to honour recently deceased Geocache Spoilers host Steve Love? His parents hope you – and each of the former 34,000-plus subscribers to the video-logger’s popular YouTube channel – will give £1 to a trust fund they’ve created for his two young children, Tia and Quinn. The 30-year-old Brit (better …

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Geocache Spoilers Banned No More

He’s been called geocaching’s own David taking on the Goliath that is Groundspeak … And now that his battle is over, Britain’s Steve Love can return to his favourite  game while still posting the video logs that got him in trouble. Late last month, the creator of popular YouTube channel Geocache Spoilers was banned from Geocaching.com …

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Cycling, In Search Of … Geocaches

It’s Not About The Numbers talks to two women entering an interesting cycle of their lives. British duo Sally Newham and Sally Lemsford want to steer art – and geocaching – in a completely new direction. Dressed in bright red costumes and towing a trailer dubbed the ‘Fantasy Museum’, the pair have been clocking up to 50 …

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Are You A Mensa Geocacher?

You don’t have to be a genius to geocache but some extra brainpower may help if you want to try a new British series placed by Mensa. To celebrate its 65th anniversary on October 1st, the self-described “high IQ society” is promoting itself through GC.com with the placement of 12 caches across Britain – the …

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Full Steam Ahead

In the first of a three-part series on steampunk geocachers, It’s Not About The Numbers makes the acquaintance of a young British trail-blazer. Geocachers know her as electroGIRLak, an 18-year-old civil engineering student from Lincoln in Britain’s East Midlands. To steampunk fans, she’s Ava Lovett, the illegitimate child of a brothel owner and a singer now working in …

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Art For Cache’s Sake

There’s long been an art to geocaching but now a British group wants it to be an artform in its own right. To do so, North Yorkshire creative body Chrysalis Arts has initiated its GeoARTcache project, aiming to inspire outdoor recreation and artistic appreciation. Currently, it involves seven artists and 22 hides listed on GC.com – such as GC2PZWQ …

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