17th April 2019
Rag and Bone Man’s Special Find – Steptoe’s Gold!
Some finds I write about are quite unique and lodge themselves in a special part of my memory labelled Don’t Forget! The story of the small metal cup I first published in 2008 is a good example.
For overseas readers (who may not be aware of the significance of my title}, it is enough to know that it refers to the BBC comedy Steptoe and Son, about two men who dealt in selling used items. Here’s my report:
2nd July 2018
The news today ( June 25th 2018 ) that a war-time British chaplain nicknamed ‘Woodbine Willie’ gave troops ‘one final gasper’ to sick and dying soldiers on the frontline grasped my attention. And reminded me of my childhood.
25th June 2018
Not all finds recorded by detectorists are metallic. Ace detectorist Gordon Heritage made the ‘exciting’ wig curler discovery ‘eyes only’ in Olney, Buckinghamshire.
24th June 2018