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jcmaloney
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Its been a peculiar year or two and an awful lot has changed over the last 18-20 months.
At the start of the pandemic our new FLO started, then we shut down!
We had contacts with farmers and farm managers on various estates and lots of those have changed as well.

Last night our new FLO was able to attend our monthly meeting and was deluged with finds!! I think she collected enough work for the next year at least! :D

Our favourite local estate has a number of tenants on their farms, some of whom allow us to detect, some who don`t which is fine and then there are the other parts of the estate that are managed and have a gamekeeper.

Thats all changed as well, the new estate manager is fresh from University, with lots of diversification ideas from pumpkins & spuds sold at the farm gate to christmas tree`s and is also very social media savvy.

The nub of that is that he has taken over one of the farm tenancies on a block of land we`ve waited 15 years to get on!! :D :D

So roll on Sunday.......... bet there`s nothing in it!!

Sometimes, when you are feeling a bit miserable and down the little things really cheer you up. :thumbsup:
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It’s the trill of the chase, like Forest Gump said “life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what your Gona get”

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One door shuts ...... ...., Every cloud has . ...... ......, etc. You get the drift. Hope your new field is full of goodies.
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Further to the above.....

I advertised the spuds on our local street Whatsapp group.

7.5kg bag for £3 delivered to the neighbours door after the dig. :D

I was expecting to shift a couple - now I`m into potato dealing got 15 bags on order. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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jcmaloney wrote:
Fri Nov 05, 2021 12:08 pm
The nub of that is that he has taken over one of the farm tenancies on a block of land we`ve waited 15 years to get on!! :D :D

So roll on Sunday.......... bet there`s nothing in it!!
That's be a certain Law in operation, eh? Nah - get yersens on there and find loads of goodies :thumbsup:
jcmaloney wrote:
Fri Nov 05, 2021 12:08 pm
Sometimes, when you are feeling a bit miserable and down the little things really cheer you up. :thumbsup:
Now, ain't that the truth?
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Nice to hear some good news John :thumbsup: Hope Sunday lives up to expectations.
chill…karma will fix it

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I`m not holding out much hope, there was a railway spur line that served the estate running across the middle of the field but who knows!
It might be "challenging" detecting! :D
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Well my unwritten rule was proven, there is a hammered, or two, in every field.
28 folk on 30 acres, 2 hammered, 1 Roman, lots and lots of Victorian/Georgian stuff.
Spud sales ended up at 20 bags!
Many people left with leftover pumpkins! :lol: :lol:
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