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A Beginning


I have decided after much thought to write my own blog these will be my own thoughts and a diary on my daily life. I am hoping that by writing some of my thoughts down here for others to red that this will help me get a perspective of myself and will help me as I embark on my 3rd book which is already written in part in draft format. 170 more words

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Nighthawks: the undeserving poster boys of heritage damage.

We recently managed to shame the country’s largest metal detecting shop, Regtons, into stopping selling night vision gear. It was a victory for conservation (which PAS and The Archaeological Establishment should have secured, not us) but it was only a small one, for two reasons: 214 more words

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Anglesey treasure hoard over 3,000 years old discovered

A late Bronze Age hoard of gold and copper thought to be around 3000 years old was unearthed on Anglesey .

The discovery is considered so important that it has been given the rare definition of ‘treasure’ by the coroner’s office.

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Amazing Anglo-Saxon pendant found in Norfolk

In her role as one of the experts in Channel 4’s long-running Time Team series, Dr Helen Geake saw many exciting finds come to the surface.

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Teenage detectorist discovers IRA guns

A teenage treasure hunter found more than he bargained for after discovering a massive stash of deadly weapons. James Cork was out with his metal detector searching for bits of old scrap when he snagged a haul quite like any other – a suspected IRA weapons dump. 51 more words

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Lifeboatman who scoured shoreline with metal detectors reunited with lost wedding ring

When lifeboatman Mark Thorne lost his wedding ring in the sea during an emergency call-out, he pulled out all the stops to get it back.

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Central Searchers - the evidence. YOU decide.

We’ll keep it simple. Several years ago Central Searchers hid their “Rule 11″ from public gaze. (No wonder. It said any non-treasure find worth up to £2,000 belongs… 170 more words

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