October 2011 Articles


A Tale of Two Trips
By Greg Gibbs
Finding your own bit of gold is the dream of many Australians but for three old mates, Peter ‘Thommo’ Thomas, [...]

Old Settlers Cottage
By NSC
I was out in the country with my mate Mark, on the way to a hunt, when he asked me to make a slight detour to an old building he wanted to show me. [...]

Third time lucky
By Wazza
A good mate introduced me to the world of gold detecting but rather than mislead me by saying that the hobby would be instantly productive. [...]

Beach Detecting in Winter
By John ‘Nugget’ Campbell
This year Sydney experienced the wettest and wildest July weather since 1951 and while most people would be hard pressed to find a [...]

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’ [...]