I first heard about rock hunting (rocking) in October 2017 via a BBC Three Counties Facebook post see original video here Have you taken part in a rock hunt yet? But it wasn't until recently I discovered how popular rock hunting has become in Northampton.
The Kindness Rocks Project and Love on the Rocks appear to be among the first rocking communities but now there are hundreds of groups mostly on Facebook.
You basically decorate a rock with an image or positive message and hide it (paint, hide and find). Someone then finds your rock, posts a picture on social media if able/wants to and then hides for someone else to discover. It is spreading some cheer and making someone smile.
|Some we decorated at the weekend|
|Some we found & rehid|
If you would like to join in and are looking for a Northampton group on Facebook Northampton Rocks has 800 members, Northamptonshire Rocks has 3300 and Love on the Rocks Duston has 700. These were the biggest Northampton communities I found but there were loads including Hardingstone & Wooton, East Hunsbury, Hunsbury and Eastern District Rocks.
Why not join in and have some fun and make someone smile.