Five weeks into the new year, a bit like our 2 hours and 40 minutes on a Sunday, where does the time go. Trying to fit a win into that time this week, Sophie and Navigator Ian out in the new Verv trundling the highways and byways of Norfolk. David Whiteley was on presenter duty had his fil of coffee before the start. Questmaster now had a slightly richtus grin on his face with three fails in a row under his belt. Glam in attendance was Anna Morton. The van was parked up in Downham Market to start and got to the treasure at Fakenham Town Sign

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Clue One

 

 

Before the slices were consumed,
They…
A crustacean as well,
Ask about the temperature!

 

 

Answer

 

 

Before the slices were consumed,
They… Were Ham = Wereham.
A crustacean as well, A Crab too is an anagram of Car Boot.
Ask about the temperature! Sophie had to play hot and cold to find the clue.

 

Mileage 7.0 miles

 

Clue By 09:35

 

 

 

Clue Two

 

The prize for the wild place,
Is the beginning of a chapter.
Where the donor is remembered,
This is circular and concerning

 

 

Answer

 

 

The prize for the wild place, A prize for a win. And the Wild West
Is the beginning of a chapter. Beginning of Chapter is Ch West Win Ch= West Winch
Where the donor is remembered, The William Burt Social Centre was originally funded by the local man
This is circular and concerning A Round (circular) about (concerning) roundabout in the childrens play area.

 

 

Mileage 10.7 miles

 

Clue By 10:10

 

 

 

Clue Three

 

 

The same name, with the same clue number;
But not in the same place as last week!
Find the Brown one, which is actually white;
700 on from a good score on the board!

 

 

Answer

 

 

The same name, with the same clue number; We needed Roydon
But not in the same place as last week! As last weeks clue three was in Roydon Diss
Find the Brown one, which is actually white; David Brown tractors are White
700 on from a good score on the board! 180 is Maximum on a dartboard + 700 = 880 a David Brown 880 Tractor

 

 

Mileage 7.9 Miles

 

Clue By 10:42

 

 

 

Clue Four

 

 

It costs you five pence now,
To carry this place away.
On the grass, like an infamous 80s show,
Find three, with one missing

 

 

Answer

 

 

It costs you five pence now, Carrier bags now cost 5p
To carry this place away. A place can be Thorpe = Bagthorpe
On the grass, like an infamous 80s show, On a triangle (80's TV programme) of grass
Find three, with one missing Clue On a tree

 

 

Mileage 11.2 miles

 

Clue By 11:36

 

 

Clue Five

 

Kenneth’s surname is like something from one,
And he works for the Football Association
Usually, we see the village ones,
But one like this can have one too

 

 

Answer

 

Kenneth’s surname is like something from one, Kenneth is shortened to Ken. Clue one had Ham in it
And he works for the Football Association Football Association is Fa = FA Ken Ham = Fakenham
Usually, we see the village ones, We often go to village signs
But one like this can have one too But Towns can have them too. Fakenham town Sign.

 

 

Mileage 9.4 Miles


Treasure By 11:53


A Win

 

Total mileage 46.2

2017 : Quests 5. Wins 2. Lost 3. :Draw 0

 

Sophie 4 . Wins 2.  Lost 2. :Draw 0

 

Stand In's 1 . Wins 0 . Lost 1 .

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