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A short, stiff climb to an old quarry. Steep slopes and loose rocks. It might well be combined with a visit to the nearby Black Coppice Geocache (GC16XMW) and others.
There's a green eyed grey-ish idol to the North of Grain Pole Hill.
There's a little cricket field when you look down.
And a broken-hearted cacher searches sadly in the gloom,
While the little god looks West, towards the town.
This is a belated celebration of Ron & Margaret's 1000th find. The grand cache is a little idol holding (well over) a grand in cash. At the start it held: -
Bank of Geocash - 1x£50, 1x£20, 2x£10, 2x£5.
Banca d'Italia - 1000 lire.
Narodowy Bank Polski - 10 zloty.
Uzbekistan - 1x100, 1x25 thingies?
Bank Negara Malaysia - 1 rinngit
Cong Hou Xa Hoi Chu Nghia Viet Nam - 5000 dong.
Total - 6236 units of currency - all sources.
It also held a pair of tweezers.
You are welcome to take a bank note if you are in need.
Handle the little idol with care - he/she is fragile.
Update 20 May 2009. The fragile little idol has been replaced by one from the animal kingdom. The first line of the poem should now read "There's a Bright Eyed brown-ish idol.........."
Update 05 March 2015. The bright eyed idol has been replaced, after a long spell on duty, by an inscrutable oriental, whose name is "Fragile", so please handle him carefully. Stash of cash replenished.
Tnc va evtug natyrq whapgvba bs gjb znffvir iregvpny fynof.
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