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Making Last Orders

After spending nearly a month away from Sheffield, unable to cave despite spending a tantalising week in the karstic playground of the Western Pyrenees (including a brief trip to the entrance of Pierre-Saint-Martin) I was keen to get back into caving as soon as I could. With American Mike back for a fleeting visit we […]

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10 Thoughts I’ve had as a Caving Lifer Codger – By WBT

Posted by William Brian Thomas I caved and potholed for 7 years until marriage in 1970 scooped me up and away from fulfilling my masochistic needs. NB if anyone can think of a name which is the opposite of a Fresher then, don’t bother, I won’t remember it! I even slid into biospeleogy, discovering, along […]

Who you gonna call? Team Useless!
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Who you gonna call? Team Useless!

Over the bank holiday weekend six of us headed off to Wales. There was Team Jazz – Jack, Helen and Mark and Team Useless – James, Corin and I. Corin and I arrived on the Friday night after James, Jack and Helen had been up Tryfan during the day. Corin and I found Bangor with […]

Jreg’s ‘Super Happy Fun Trip’
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Jreg’s ‘Super Happy Fun Trip’

This trip started off with the best intentions. A 9am trip to Dr Jacksons on Bank Holiday Monday – sounds simple. We woke up to the news that Jack didn’t get off work until the early hours and couldn’t make it. So at 7.33 in the morning we were trying to agree on another trip […]