Norwich, United Kingdom/2010

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Norwich, United Kingdom - Expeditions in: 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009

[edit] Summary

The Norwich graticule was much more active in 2010 with 25 expeditions.

  • MagicIan was very active with 10 expeditions.
  • Sourcerer made his debut in August eventually setting out on 15 expeditions. His last was near midnight on New Year's Eve.
  • There were three failed expeditions.
  • Norwich would have had more expeditions than neighbouring Cambridge if Sourcerer had been more loyal to his home graticule. He kept visiting Cambridge when the hashpoint was in the sea.

[edit] 2010 Expeditions

  • 2010-12-31 (Friday): Sourcerer visited a field a few paces off the road up a slippery bank 5 miles west of Ipswich Suffolk, UK.
  • 2010-12-27 (Monday): Sourcerer visited a road hashpoint two kilometres from the most easterly point in the UK next to the fire station in Normanston Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, UK.
  • 2010-12-24 (Christmas Eve, Friday): Sourcerer visited a frozen and snow dusted pasture close to the A140 trunk road north of Scole, Norfolk, UK.
  • 2010-12-12 (Sunday): Sourcerer visited a slightly frozen field 450 metres from the Three Horseshoes pub at North Cove, Beccles, Suffolk, UK.
  • 2010-12-08 (Wednesday): Sourcerer visited a hard-frozen field 500 metres from a bar/restaurant and brewery at St. Peter's Hall, South Elmham, Suffolk, UK but failed to claim the Pub Geohash award. Wikiloc Tracklog
  • 2010-12-07 (Tuesday): Sourcerer visited a narrow icy lane in Blofield, west of Norwich, Norfolk, UK.
  • 2010-11-07 (Sunday): Sourcerer visited a hedgerow near Sutton Corn Mill, between Stalham and Hickling, Norfolk, UK.
  • 2010-09-25 (Saturday): Sourcerer failed to paddle to the marine hashpoint off Aldeburgh beach. Rough seas after high winds made the paddle distinctly dangerous. Mother Nature caused Neil to Chicken Out.
  • 2010-09-20 (Monday): Sourcerer visited the point in a valley by a stream near Spexhall church, Suffolk, UK.
  • 2010-09-18 (Saturday): Sourcerer failed to reach the hashpoint about 3km west of Bungay, Suffolk, UK. Tall dense sweetcorn and pig enclosures surrounded the point.
  • 2010-09-12 (Sunday): Sourcerer visited Halesworth Golf Course. The hashpoint was in light rough.
  • 2010-08-27 (Friday): Sourcerer visited a big tree beside a sheep field, just off a narrow lane near Elsing, East Dereham.
  • 2010-08-25 (Monday): MagicIan kayaked to the hashpoint on Horsey Mere, but he did it 5 days late on the 30th
  • 2010-08-20 (Friday): MagicIan cycled to the hashpoint in a field near Buckenham rail station.
MagicIan earned the Bicycle geohash achievement
by cycling 19.4km to the (52, 1) geohash on 2010-08-20.
  • 2010-08-17 (Tuesday): Sourcerer visited a nettle patch behind the sand dunes at Winterton on Sea. There is a GPS path on Wikiloc.
  • 2010-08-13 (Friday): Sourcerer went Perseid meteor spotting and picked up the midnight geohash achievement at the same time.
  • 2010-08-11 (Wednesday): Sourcerer walked five miles and visited the historic village of Laxfield. Logged at wikiloc. At last a local land hash!
  • 2010-07-25 (Sunday): MagicIan cycled to the hashpoint in a field near Somerleyton.
MagicIan earned the Bicycle geohash achievement
by cycling 64.1km to the (52, 1) geohash on 2010-07-25.
  • 2010-07-24 (Saturday): MagicIan walked in a big loop via the hashpoint in a field near North Burlingham, and never crossed his own path.
MagicIan earned the Walk geohash Achievement
by reaching the (52, 1) geohash on 2010-07-24 on foot, travelling a distance of 18.1km.
MagicIan earned the Tron achievement
by reaching and returning from the (52, 1) geohash without crossing his own tracks on 2010-07-24.
  • 2010-06-20 (Sunday): MagicIan made it to the hashpoint in a field in Ringland, and picked up some rubbish on the way back.
MagicIan earned the GeoTrash Geohash Achievement
by cleaning up the (52, 1) geohash on 2010-06-20.
  • 2010-03-31 (Wednesday): MagicIan gained the Speed Racer ribbon on a road near Tacolneston.
MagicIan earned the Speed racer achievement
by passing through the (52, 1) geohash on 2010-03-31 at 60 mph.
  • 2010-03-30 (Tuesday): MagicIan made it to the hashpoint in The Forum in the centre of Norwich
  • 2010-03-28 (Sunday): MagicIan had a nice cycle to a field near Cawston to reach the hashpoint.
MagicIan earned the Bicycle geohash achievement
by cycling 34km to the (52, 1) geohash on 2010-03-28.
  • 2010-03-24 (Wednesday): MagicIan failed in his attempt for the hashpoint due to a big gate which suggested he probably shouldn't trespass on someone's grounds.
MagicIan earned the No trespassing consolation prize
by almost reaching the (52, 1) geohash on 2010-03-24.
  • 2010-03-08 (Monday): MagicIan found the hashpoint in a very smelly part of the sewageworks near Kirby Bedon.