We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our site. Click here to find out more. Allow cookies
x
LOG IN HERE
Username
Password

arrow Register here

Forgotten password?

THE CHATTER BOX

 
  
  
  The Chatter Box : Blathering On
  
  
  
 
Geocaching and Mr Palin's other adventures by EllyJelly on 5 May 2003 11:37pm
 
I'm a geocacher and just today...on Mr Palin's birthday...I picked up a Mr Palin travel bug from a tupperware box hidden under some heather on an obscure hillside near Sheffield - apparently where he went to Prep School.

Wots a travel bug? I hear a nation of people fail to ask. Well it's a "thingie" that we sad geocaches hunt for and hide again in a different place and thereby move from hidden place to hidden place around the country (or sometimes countries). I think the official website may explain it betterer than wot I'm doing (see http://www.geocaching.com/)

I thought it quite charming and fitting that Mr Palin had been made into a travel bug, and I'm especially pleased that I picked it up on this auspicious day.

He's heading down to Lundy with me on Thursday. Then, perhaps, taking the A23 through Purleys down on the main roads near Purbrights avoiding Leatherheads to the A231 to Rottingdeans. From Rottingdeans he'll probably go through Africa to Nairobis, taking the South road out of Nairobis for about twelve miles. Then he'll just ask...
 
Re: Geocaching and Mr Palin's other adventures by Helen on 6 May 2003 2:57pm
 
hmmm... interesting.
As to your username.. it made me smile. That was my nickname as a child 'Oh Ellie Jelly! Time for dinner!!"
I'm not kidding.
Were you planning on climbing both peaks of Kilimanjaro?
Good luck with the bug. I'm off to peruse your website....
:)
Helen
 



  Reply to this post:
 
 
  Username 
 
 
  Password 
 
 
 
 
  Register here
 

INSTRUCTIONS

Select a discussion theme.
Register (or log in if you have not yet done so).

To start a new discussion topic:

Write the name of the topic in the 'Subject' box.
Type your message in the larger box to contribute.
Click 'Submit'.

To join a discussion topic:

Click on the discussion topic of your choice.
Type your message in the larger box to contribute.
Click 'Submit'.

To edit your message:

You can edit a message at any time after posting it as long as you're signed in.
Click on the 'Edit your message' link above the message.
Make your desired changes.
Click 'Submit'.

If you find you don't want to change the message after all, click on 'Return without changes'.

To set a chatmark:

Register (or log in if you have not yet done so).
Click on the "Set chatmark" link on the Chatter Box pages. This will set the time at which you have logged in.
Click on the "Go to chatmark" link to see all messages posted since you set your chatmark.

You can set your chatmark at any time and as often as you like.