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Topic: Comet Neowise
gingerlycolors

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/08/2020 06:53:07   Subject: Comet Neowise
If you have your own website or webspace provided by your service provider you can upload an JPEG image to it and create a direct link into it i.e. www.yourwebsite.com/image.jpg (but dont forget to p
Topic: Little Arrows
gingerlycolors

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/07/2020 12:13:48   Subject: Little Arrows
Here is the song about Little Arrows:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQHuAX5h5XA
Topic: Comet Neowise
gingerlycolors

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/07/2020 13:30:44   Subject: Comet Neowise
Here is a picture of Comet Neowise I took from outside Preston using a Nikon D3300 DSLR Camera. I used an ISO setting of 1600, aperture of F5.6 and a 20 second exposure.

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Topic: Nenthead Trip ?
gingerlycolors

Forum: North West England   Posted: 19/07/2020 17:08:12   Subject: Nenthead Trip ?
The Coach House at Nent Hall a couple of miles away is just about walkable if you are stopping overnight on the car park in Nenthead.
Topic: Nenthead Trip ?
gingerlycolors

Forum: North West England   Posted: 19/07/2020 12:31:52   Subject: Nenthead Trip ?
Any dates in mind? Free next weekend then Tuesday the 28th.
Topic: Nenthead Trip ?
gingerlycolors

Forum: North West England   Posted: 18/07/2020 17:24:57   Subject: Nenthead Trip ?
Loads of stuff 'round Nenthead also worth checking out are Scraithole Mine and Barney Craig Mine (beware of bad air!!!) near Carr Shields. Happy to meet up with you for a trip.
Tourist info: Th
Topic: Photography in caves
gingerlycolors

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 27/06/2020 07:02:27   Subject: Photography in caves
I recommend using the Olympus TG5 camera for underground photography. It comes with a function called Live Composite Mode which enables you light-paint a photo and see the result on the LCD screen as
Topic: NAMHO 2021 in Shropshire
gingerlycolors

Forum: Events   Posted: 23/05/2020 12:20:48   Subject: NAMHO 2021 in Shropshire
I'll be there! Hope to make up for the loss of both NAMHO 2020 and this year's Hidden Earth which has been cancelled. :thumbsup:
Topic: Free money for clubs with huts
gingerlycolors

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/05/2020 07:05:28   Subject: Free money for clubs with huts
Thanks Les, just messaged Peter Jackson regarding Nenthead Mines Conservation Society's possible eligibility for a grant has we get income from the bunk rooms at the Assay House. Doesn't cost anythin
Topic: INTER - NAHMO Conference April 2020
gingerlycolors

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 05/04/2020 16:58:12   Subject: INTER - NAHMO Conference April 2020
I will not be too surprised if Hidden Earth 2020 does not go ahead as there will not be much to report due to the global lockdown. Indeed Hidden Earth 2018 probably would have not gone ahead if it wer
Topic: INTER - NAHMO Conference April 2020
gingerlycolors

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 05/04/2020 15:37:06   Subject: INTER - NAHMO Conference April 2020
Being as the NAMHO 2020 Conference did not go ahead this weekend due to the Dreaded Lurgi that is sweeping the globe right now, I will be suggesting that there should be a sizable NAMHO presence at th
Topic: County Durham/Cumbria
gingerlycolors

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/03/2020 18:46:42   Subject: County Durham/Cumbria
I recommend Bentyfield Level Lead Mine at https://www.aditnow.co.uk/Mines/Bentyfield-Level-Lead-Mine_18718/ and Whitesyke Mine at https://www.aditnow.co.uk/Mines/Whitesike-Lead-Mine_8081/ which are ea
Topic: Merry Christmas 2019
gingerlycolors

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/12/2019 13:38:43   Subject: Merry Christmas 2019
Merry Christmas to everybody in the mine exploration community and have a peaceful new year. Hope to see you in 2020. Greg.[img]
Topic: Arkengarthdale mines
gingerlycolors

Forum: North East England   Posted: 23/09/2019 16:37:14   Subject: Arkengarthdale mines
There are good mines between Arkengarthdale and Swaledale that are worth a visit, especially around the Old Gang Mill. Spence Level at NGR NY972006 Co-ordinates 54.4009,-2.0446 is easy to find as it i
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 18th of April
gingerlycolors

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/04/2019 07:19:46   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 18th of March
Do you mean 18th of April?
Topic: Easter visit to St Francis level
gingerlycolors

Forum: North West England   Posted: 12/04/2019 20:19:16   Subject: Easter visit to St Francis level
Get a canary!
Topic: Strontian
gingerlycolors

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 24/09/2018 21:40:21   Subject: Strontian
Nice place, Strontian. It is where the element Strontium was discovered. I used to visit the Strontian Hotel regularly. Didn't know it the lead mines were still accessible.
Topic: Hidden Earth 2018
gingerlycolors

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/07/2018 17:10:35   Subject: Hidden Earth 2018
I am sure that the organiser, Les Williams will endevour to get Hidden Earth 2019 hosted somewhere up north. I think cavers and mine explorers from the Peak District and the Yorkshire Dales/North Pen
Topic: Hidden Earth 2018
gingerlycolors

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/07/2018 12:15:13   Subject: Hidden Earth 2018
For those who may be interested this year's Hidden Earth caving conference will be taking place at Churchill Academy in Somerset over the weekend of Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd of September 2018. The
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2018
gingerlycolors

Forum: Events   Posted: 05/06/2018 07:03:19   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2018
Had a great time myself at NAMHO 2018 and I am already looking forward to next year's event at the Cambrian Mines Trust in Wales. Great trip down Wigpool Ironstone Mine, my photos from that visit are
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2018
gingerlycolors

Forum: Events   Posted: 31/05/2018 12:30:06   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2018
On my way down to NAMHO right now. I will be stopping at the Tunnel House Inn near Cirencester tonight before going over to the Forest of Dean to check in tomorrow. See you all there!
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2018
gingerlycolors

Forum: Events   Posted: 16/05/2018 12:35:05   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2018
Anybody who has sent a cheque for the NAMHO Conference made payable to "NAMHO Conference" are getting their cheques returned as the bank they are using are not allowing cheques for NAMHO. Cheques wil
Topic: NAMHO CONFERENCE 2018 BOOKING!
gingerlycolors

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/03/2018 07:40:43   Subject: NAMHO CONFERENCE 2018 BOOKING!
Great news! I have just managed to wrangle Friday 1st June off so I will be able to come down for this year's NAMHO. Looking forward to seeing you in the Forest of Dean soon! :)
Topic: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
gingerlycolors

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/02/2018 11:21:16   Subject: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
Not just north of Middle in Teesdale by any chance? Some interesting adits round there worth checking out, notably Hudeshope and Coldberry.
Topic: NAMHO 2019
gingerlycolors

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/11/2017 07:01:12   Subject: NAMHO 2019
Info about NAMHO 2019 is now available on the Darkness Below website at:

http://darknessbelow.co.uk/news-cambrian-mines-trust-to-host-namho-2019/
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2018
gingerlycolors

Forum: Events   Posted: 11/10/2017 15:05:51   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2018
Getting leave sorted out for next year, Got Thursday 31st May off, see if I can get the Friday 1st June off so I can get down to the Conference, I'll let you know how I get on.
Topic: Hidden Earth 30 September 1st October
gingerlycolors

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 27/09/2017 18:28:01   Subject: Hidden Earth 30 September 1st October
Doubt very much that I be going to Hidden Earth this year due to personal issues. I will be at next year's HE which will either be in Leek or Burnley and I will do my level best to get along to NAHM
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2018 query
gingerlycolors

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/09/2017 18:20:53   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2018 query
I believe next year's NAHMO Conference will be over the weekend of Friday 1 June to Sunday 3 June 2018 and it will be in the New Forest. As it is doubtful I will be going down to this year's Hidden E
Topic: NAHMO 2017
gingerlycolors

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 22/06/2017 15:09:41   Subject: NAHMO 2017
Love to go to NAHMO 2017 but it is one hell of a distance for me, having to get past both Birmingham and London. Also there are the photography and video restrictions in the mines on this trip. Hopi
Topic: Dudley Caverns (photo)
gingerlycolors

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 01/06/2017 19:33:48   Subject: Dudley Caverns (photo)
I suggest that the best way to visit Dudley Tunnel and Mines is by a trip organised by the Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust. As well as the short trips into the limestone mines from the Black Country Muse
Topic: Starless River in North Wales - 3rd June
gingerlycolors

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/05/2017 16:36:32   Subject: Starless River in North Wales - 3rd June
Update: I just heard that the next Sunday working party at Nenthead will not be until Sunday 2 July so I will be able to make it over to North Wales after all that weekend, hope to see Tony in the Gl
Topic: Starless River in North Wales - 3rd June
gingerlycolors

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/05/2017 11:13:18   Subject: Starless River in North Wales - 3rd June
I wonder if Tony will be visiting the Glan yr Afon Inn, Dolpin. Unfortunately I will not be able to make it that weekend as I promised to help out at Nenthead Mines on a work party.:(
Topic: Possible mine in Upper Westerdale?
gingerlycolors

Forum: North East England   Posted: 21/05/2017 18:19:02   Subject: Possible mine in Upper Westerdale?
Looks interesting. I could check it out when I visit the Lion Inn, Blakey Ridge on the 7th of June.
Topic: New event added ''Brownley Hill'' on 22/04/2017
gingerlycolors

Forum: Events   Posted: 20/04/2017 18:15:15   Subject: New event added ''Brownley Hill'' on 22/04/2017
I will be coming. I finish work at 6am Saturday morning and will drive straight up to Nenthead then have a couple hour's sleep before going down the mine. Looking forward to the trip followed by som
Topic: Hidden Earth 2017
gingerlycolors

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/03/2017 23:08:39   Subject: Hidden Earth 2017
I would like to let you all know that the dates and the venue for Hidden Earth 2017 has been confirmed. It will take place at Churchill Academy near the Mendip caving area in Somerset, postcode: BS25
Topic: Hi :-)
gingerlycolors

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 08/02/2017 14:26:57   Subject: Hi :-)
I often visit the Swaledale area, usually to visit Tan Hill Inn which has some photos from the mines in it. I would be up for a trip to the mines near Gunnerside myself.
Topic: New to Adit Now
gingerlycolors

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 08/02/2017 14:22:07   Subject: New to Adit Now
Hi, I thought I register with Adit Now as it contains a wealth of information. I do cave and mine exploration, more of the latter nowadays. I am a member of United Cave Explorers' Team (UCET) which
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