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August 4, 2013
by Neil Turner
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Ogden Water and Ovenden Moor Wind Farm

A week last Friday I took some lieu time off work and went to Ogden Water, a reservoir near Illingworth, to the north of Halifax. Though the reservoir is man-made, with a dam, it became known as a beauty spot … Continue reading

December 2, 2011
by Neil Turner
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Photography, Walking and Geocaching in Halifax

I spent quite a bit of my weekend on my feet, walking around the local area seeking out geocaches, and taking a few photos for good measure. On Saturday morning I walked along the Calder & Hebble Navigation, which is … Continue reading

November 21, 2011
by Neil Turner
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Geocaching in urban areas

While I can hardly call myself a geocaching expert – I’ve only been doing it for 3 months and only have 19 cache finds to my name – I have become more adept at looking for geocaches in urban areas … Continue reading

November 20, 2011
by Neil Turner
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Opencaching

Whilst Geocaching.com was the first geocaching site, and is the most popular, it’s not the only one. Other sites exist and today I’m going to look at Opencaching.org.uk – the UK branch of the Opencaching Network which operates in several … Continue reading

September 9, 2011
by Neil Turner
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Hidden and found

I mentioned on Tuesday that I was looking to hide my first Geocache this week, and, on Tuesday, I did – in fact, the photo above is taken close to where the cache is hidden (although the photo is from … Continue reading