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Finds while digging.


I do quite often come across unusual things while digging for that yellow stuff. Australia Day had me sweating like crazy, hot and humid. I set up the river sluice and went to dig some of the cobble layer that … Continue reading

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Sun Set Over The Bay.


Tuesday afternoon, looking over Deception Bay, towards The Glass House Mountains. Another beautiful winters day in Australia, 28 degrees celsius. I’m not looking forward to summer.

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Agricola, the Broken Dream.


The old gold mine of “Agricola” is located within the boundaries of Conondale National Park, near the town of Kenilworth, approximately 100 kilometres North West of Brisbane. Kenilworth lies on a tourist route through the Sunshine Coast hinterland, in pristine … Continue reading

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Sunrise


Saturday morning, waiting for the Nephew….who is sleeping in, and not on time for work. The mornings sunrise was to good to pass up.

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Weekends, make what you can out of them…


The weekend just gone, I 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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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 and miserable. I arrived … Continue reading

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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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