Stand and deliver in WA
By Goldy 64 
After spending almost 12 months in Western Australia back in 2008 detecting off and on at Redcastle, which is between Leonora and Laverton, I decided to head back home to NSW to catch up with family and friends [...]
Old School Detecting
By Kent
I’d been keeping my eye on the weather all week and Wednesday was going to be sunny, sunny, sunny. Wrong. Half an hour after leaving home and while climbing over the Great Dividing Range [...]
A Taste for Topaz
By One of the Girls
Late in 2009 a friend of mine, Leanne, decided she wanted to go to Mt Surprise to fossick for topaz. Her other half wasn’t very interested in this type of outing but being the good little munchkin that he is, he decided a day trip might be worth the effort. After driving for a couple of hours to get there, he had a 10-minute look around [...]
When you’re hot, you’re hot and when you’re not...
By Out There 
The goldfields we like to visit in WA are no place to be when the heat is turned up and last year we pulled the pin at the end of October. The best four detecting months in WA are May, June, September and October [...]

Bits & Pieces


Mother of pearl The Mother of all Pearls
The largest and most expensive pearl ever found is known variously as the ‘Pearl of Lao Tzu’ or ‘The Pearl of Allah’ [...]