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Platypus and gold.


I’ve just returned from a day trip digging gold. Got a few small pieces of gold, but most interesting was the Platypus, that tried to sneak pasted me when I wasn’t watching. The Platypus was having a hard time getting … 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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The Wildlife 2.


Sniffing around for scraps.   Every time you try to cook something. ¬† Someone wants a hand out. Or a night time raider. I think I spend more time feeding the wildlife, than I spend feeding myself.  

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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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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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Sluicing Gold


Last weekend I met up with Paul, a fellow gold fossicker. I’d arranged to show him a spot on the creek I’d been working. We met at the caravan park, and headed off to the creek. After showing Paul where … Continue reading

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