The latest news is that Apple has intentionally restricted the performance of its iPhone with software ‘upgrades’ and tried to hide this fact from customers.

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Don’t get excited. There’s little Comfort in what follows

Many like-minded people understand plain English as something that the intended audience can read, understand and act upon the first time they read it. I must admit that I have difficulty in fully comprehending the avalanche of words springing from the keyboard of a blogger based in Poland. He infers that I fail to understand his obtuse outpourings because of poor literary skills. Maybe so.

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Sometimes detectorists may discover artefacts that revive dormant memories and remind them of past times. So it is with me. Nostalgia is also the bread and butter of the magazine Best of British, one that I have contributed to on several occasions. Detectorists’ finds are often a source of inspiration for my blog.

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Winter Tales 2

1 January 2018 — 21 Comments

JULY

When I started the blog in 2011 this was one of my first posts, subsequently lost. The original was composed in 2007 by Rod Blunt of the UKDFD. In 10 years little has changed … time for a reprise, I think! SEE HERE.

‘And still as valid today as on the day it was written’John Brassey

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I’ve looked at my writing output over the last year, especially the blog, and am staggered by the range of subjects, the majority connected in some way with the hobby – or ‘sport’ if you are a Garrett fan – of detecting. Where did all that tsunami of words come from?

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Anglo-Saxon Strap Ends

23 December 2017 — 21 Comments

An Anglo-Saxon zoomorphic strap-end of Thomas Class A, Type 1. The attachment end is split to accommodate the strap, and has two rivet holes.

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