Monthly Archives: November 2012

Weekends, make what you can out of them…


The weekend just gone, IĀ attempted to fund raise for a worthy cause. Organizing a group of prospectors to dig for gold and donate the findings of one day to the cause, which was a young woman with a very rare … Continue reading

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The Secrets of a Sluice, or Sluicing for Dummies.


As hard as it may seem, there’s not to much to it. Operating a sluice is as easy as you want to make it. There are only two requirements to operate a sluice. First, running water, second, gold bearing ground. … Continue reading

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Rainy Kilkivan Trip.


This weekend I travelled to Kilkivan, braving the weather, secretly hoping it wasn’t going to rain as much as was predicted. No such luck. It wasn’t like anybody was looking for a lifeboat, but it was wet andĀ miserable. I arrived … Continue reading

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Sunday Sunshine.


Sunday morning dawned wet and thundering, when the rain had pasted, my eye was drawn to the only bright object in sight.

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Weekend Break.


I met up with a group of people on Friday, some friends, some members of the prospecting club, others I hadn’t met before. Our group at the camp ground numbered twelve, with another only staying for Saturday. One of the … Continue reading

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