Yet again, the UK’s metal detectorists get the thumbs-up from officialdom. Recently released official figures show that the average payment to finders of Treasure amounts to £2,671 each. Continue reading
Is it any wonder he’s the butt of so many Tekkies’ and arkies’ jokes? Is it any wonder his fringe cadre of like-minded detector-averse buffoons take him seriously (well almost)? Though I’m loathe to give him, or his vile blog, the oxygen of publicity, there comes a time when his absurdity deserves wider recognition.
My thanks to the reader who saw this gem on the Tekkie/PAS-hating Paul Barford’s piss-awful blog : – Continue reading
It’s not often you’ll see a vote of thanks on here from me to an undistinguished anti-metal detecting heritologist, but, over on a certain pisspoor blog, its perpetrator details a petition Swedish metal detectorist are formulating – much to the outrage of the usual suspects – is now gaining glorious momentum by the hour. To find out why some heritage halfwits are frothing at the gob, pop over to:-
Is the title of a new fully illustrated book for detectorists by Dr Kevin Leahy and Dr Michael Lewis.
The Guardian’s online news of the 11 December under the headline, ‘Forgotten statue kept in a margarine tub is 2,000-year-old treasure’ was as informative as it was revealing.