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Topic: New to the underground (already posted but it's dissapered somehow!?)
ttxela

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/04/2019 14:40:46   Subject: New to the underground (already posted but it's dissapered somehow!?)
Excellent stuff, sounds like you are thinking along the right lines. Insurance is required by the landowners for some sites but not all by any means - although many might say its still beneficial. Hop
Topic: Maenofferen
ttxela

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/04/2019 08:29:34   Subject: Maenofferen
[quote="Peter Burgess"][quote="euros"]I don't mean to imply that the area is a heap. It's just that in welsh you would refer to a pile of stones as tomen .

[/quote]Most of Wales is a heap o
Topic: NAMHO 2019
ttxela

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/04/2019 14:51:10   Subject: NAMHO 2019
[quote="royfellows"][quote="ttxela"]Hello Roy

How do I amend my booking to book the trips if I am a f*$kwit that has forgotten his booking number? :lol:

Thanks...sorry......[/quo
Topic: NAMHO 2019
ttxela

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/04/2019 12:27:53   Subject: NAMHO 2019
Hello Roy

How do I amend my booking to book the trips if I am a f*$kwit that has forgotten his booking number? :lol:

Thanks...sorry......
Topic: NAMHO 2019
ttxela

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/04/2019 14:05:22   Subject: NAMHO 2019
[quote="royfellows"]Hi people

I need to get a couple of things sorted.

1/ vegetarian meal option, Saturday evening dinner.
I need to ascertain whether this option is require
Topic: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
ttxela

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 12/04/2019 12:07:34   Subject: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
[quote="sinker"][quote="ttxela"][quote="alex17595"]

I wish I could make money from mine exploring but I'm useless at all thongs video editing[/quote]

A shame, unfortunately you d
Topic: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
ttxela

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 12/04/2019 10:59:10   Subject: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
[quote="alex17595"]

I wish I could make money from mine exploring but I'm useless at all thongs video editing[/quote]

A shame, unfortunately you do need to get a good number of t
Topic: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
ttxela

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 11/04/2019 20:55:24   Subject: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
[quote="Peter Burgess"][quote="ttxela"][quote="alex17595"]I think a large amount of these Youtubers/Social media people are just using it as a persona to get more views and therefore more money from i
Topic: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
ttxela

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 11/04/2019 20:07:04   Subject: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
Here's a thought....

Great as that letter is, I suspect if people have found their way to the DCA site the battle is already part won and you may well be preaching to the choir to a certain
Topic: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
ttxela

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 11/04/2019 16:42:34   Subject: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
That's a great letter Pete and deserves to be read more widely.
Topic: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
ttxela

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 11/04/2019 15:24:31   Subject: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
[quote="alex17595"]I think a large amount of these Youtubers/Social media people are just using it as a persona to get more views and therefore more money from it.
'[/quote]

I fear the
Topic: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
ttxela

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 11/04/2019 14:52:37   Subject: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
[quote="sinker"][quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]

…..the razzle-in-the-hedge days.

[/quote]

:angel: :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:[/quote]

Topic: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
ttxela

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 11/04/2019 09:27:18   Subject: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
Mixed feelings on this, perhaps predictably.

I totally understand the frustration behind your comment and generally it’s pretty fair. Perhaps your tone though was not best calculated to pro
Topic: PDHMS - Bulletins free
ttxela

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 10/04/2019 12:22:22   Subject: PDHMS - Bulletins free
Thanks Roy! :thumbsup:
Topic: PDHMS - Bulletins free
ttxela

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 09/04/2019 13:36:02   Subject: PDHMS - Bulletins free
I'd like the Vol 14 one.

Idly considering a visit to the Rio Tinto area at some point....
Topic: Water Engines
ttxela

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/04/2019 16:58:15   Subject: Water Engines
[quote="Jim MacPherson"]I misconstrued your initial post gNick, if you had said Male Water Sheep as I believe the hydraulic ram has been mistranslated...

[/quote]

Which is, of co
Topic: Red Soil Mine, Derbyshire
ttxela

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/03/2019 09:35:48   Subject: Red Soil Mine, Derbyshire
[quote="Tin Miner"]Many thanks for your reply AR. Thought someone would've known about it... I concentrate on Devon's mining history.

I did visit Magpie Mine and stayed over one night some
Topic: Sir Francis Level
ttxela

Forum: North West England   Posted: 28/03/2019 11:01:58   Subject: Sir Francis Level
Always somewhere I've wanted to see but not got around to yet. Has the air quality dropped to a point where visits are difficult/inadvisable?
Topic: NAMHO 2019
ttxela

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/03/2019 15:03:44   Subject: NAMHO 2019
Thanks Roy :thumbup:
Topic: NAMHO 2019
ttxela

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/03/2019 14:37:09   Subject: NAMHO 2019
When do we book our trips Roy?

Looking forward to this - time off work confirmed :thumbsup:
Topic: NAMHO 2019
ttxela

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/03/2019 14:27:15   Subject: NAMHO 2019
[quote="royfellows"]Just a heads up, Cwmystwyth Crossroads SRT through trip added to the trips list[/quote]

Escellent. A new NAMHO tradition, soap themed underground trips :thumbup: I might
Topic: New user from abroad
ttxela

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 26/03/2019 15:43:20   Subject: New user from abroad
[quote="OliVDB5590"]Thanks! Sorry for the word "dive", I didn't mean it in the literal sense, I just went down that mine and back again.[/quote]

:thumbup:

Good stuff, not many co
Topic: New user from abroad
ttxela

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 25/03/2019 21:19:25   Subject: New user from abroad
Hello and welcome :thumbup:

Diving in a coal mine sounds like a bold undertaking!
Topic: Photographs Of Wherry (album)
ttxela

Forum: South West England   Posted: 25/03/2019 10:32:32   Subject: Photographs Of Wherry (album)
[quote="wheal"]https://www.aditnow.co.uk/Photo/An-Early-Engraving-Of-The-Wherry-Mine_117478/[/quote]

Is that a horse at the end near the shaft?
Topic: Photographs Of Wherry (album)
ttxela

Forum: South West England   Posted: 25/03/2019 10:03:57   Subject: Photographs Of Wherry (album)
Presumably from inside some sort of caisson?
Topic: Mandale Mine - Lathkill Dale
ttxela

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 19/03/2019 13:22:36   Subject: Mandale Mine - Lathkill Dale
Thanks for your efforts in maintaining access Pete. I've yet to go underground at Mandale - hopefully soon!
Topic: Weardie Beardies - Cornwall's Mining Oddball Meetup
ttxela

Forum: South West England   Posted: 08/03/2019 08:02:16   Subject: Weardie Beardies - Cornwall's Mining Oddball Meetup
[quote="Moorebooks"]Tamarmole you are always welcome in Shropshire[/quote]

Or indeed the broad featureless wasteland of the fens.
Topic: The Archaeology of Underground Mines and Quarries
ttxela

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 04/03/2019 08:18:39   Subject: The Archaeology of Underground Mines and Quarries
Ah, yes. Cambridgeshire certainly has/had lots of surface workings, there is still a great deal of quarrying for gravel going on very close to our house - but I'm still only aware of the two sites whe
Topic: The Archaeology of Underground Mines and Quarries
ttxela

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 02/03/2019 14:50:17   Subject: The Archaeology of Underground Mines and Quarries
Got mine the other day too, not had much of a chance to look at it yet but looking forward to having a read later :thumbup:
Topic: Search Mines, Am I missing a trick?
ttxela

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 26/02/2019 12:00:06   Subject: Search Mines, Am I missing a trick?
I usually try and find nearby sites if I am going somewhere, say for instance a campsite.

The way I usually do it is to go to search for mines in the Landranger grid square my location is i
Topic: The Archaeology of Underground Mines and Quarries
ttxela

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 21/02/2019 12:20:14   Subject: The Archaeology of Underground Mines and Quarries
I'm definitely going to order a copy, however......

[quote="Moorebooks"]
Every county in England has a network of mine and quarry workings, a little-seen underground world that is full
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
ttxela

Forum: Events   Posted: 12/02/2019 18:44:54   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
[quote="royfellows"]
You can have your cake and eat it at this one
:lol:[/quote]

And possibly even your mixed berry roulade :lol::lol:

Sorry Roy, couldn't resist - seri
Topic: Mine Dive Video
ttxela

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 10/02/2019 15:29:58   Subject: Mine Dive Video
Indeed - great video :thumbup:
Topic: Masson Video
ttxela

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 09/02/2019 08:52:06   Subject: Masson Video
I think its a difficult line. I post videos myself and after a misunderstanding a couple of years back am much more careful now.

The videos are great. I think on the positive side if a wide
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
ttxela

Forum: Events   Posted: 06/02/2019 19:58:43   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Successfully booked up now - looking forward to it.

My booking number is in the double figures this year - who got the coveted delegate no. 1 :lol:
Topic: Ttxela Journal
ttxela

Forum: Member Journals   Posted: 04/02/2019 20:18:46   Subject: Ttxela Journal
[b]26/1/19 South Wales Iron Mine[/b]

A bit of a mine trip during the WCMS dinner meet.

Many thanks to our guide for showing us this fascinating site :thumbup:

[link]11
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
ttxela

Forum: Events   Posted: 04/02/2019 19:26:23   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
[quote="malachite"]I've fixed this now. I mis-keyed that only 05 people could have desserts instead of 95 people. If you are one of those who wanted a dessert but couldn't book it, you should be abl
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
ttxela

Forum: Events   Posted: 04/02/2019 11:02:58   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
[quote="gNick"]Oddly I got the same error with lemon cheesecake.
It works if you don't have the pudding - the sacrifices we must make :([/quote]

:ohmygod::ohmygod::ohmygod: :(
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
ttxela

Forum: Events   Posted: 03/02/2019 11:48:15   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Just tried to book and completed the form only to be told it couldn't be processed because of insufficient supplies of mixed berry roulade :lol:

Gets the prize for most original error messa
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
ttxela

Forum: Events   Posted: 01/02/2019 14:34:40   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
I'll take a look at making a booking later this evening - looking forward to it :thumbup:
Topic: Ttxela Journal
ttxela

Forum: Member Journals   Posted: 23/01/2019 20:58:49   Subject: Ttxela Journal
[b]19/1/19 Ritual Protection Marks[/b]

A trip to the South East to help with a project to find and record ritual protection marks in a stone quarry.

[link]116820[linkphoto]116820
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
ttxela

Forum: Events   Posted: 23/01/2019 20:47:31   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
My first attendance was in 2007 so I only really remember the current field trips and lectures mix. I did book for 2006 but as I recall had to cancel due to an impressively spectacular episode of food
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
ttxela

Forum: Events   Posted: 23/01/2019 10:29:57   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
[quote="Moorebooks"]
you are less likely to see a guest lecturer that has travelled over from the USA as happened at the Dublin Conference.

Mike[/quote]

Yes, by a strange
Topic: Rhiwbach Video
ttxela

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/01/2019 14:49:29   Subject: Rhiwbach Video
Yes, fantastic video :thumbsup:
Topic: MInes Historical Trust for Ireland
ttxela

Forum: Northern Ireland   Posted: 12/01/2019 22:15:09   Subject: MInes Historical Trust for Ireland
What sad news, the Irish NAMHO was a fantastic event and it seemed like a very enthusiastic group.

I guess if you can't go underground a lot of interest will drop off. ;(
Topic: feedback please guys
ttxela

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/01/2019 11:41:21   Subject: feedback please guys
I guess it all depends what you are trying to show and who you are going to show it to. I would have thought one 20 minute film would be better myself.

Personally I never like too many stil
Topic: AditNow 2019 Calendar - BUY NOW!
ttxela

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/12/2018 12:44:07   Subject: AditNow 2019 Calendar - BUY NOW!
Just ordered mine :thumbup:
Topic: The Jet Project
ttxela

Forum: North East England   Posted: 29/11/2018 11:10:22   Subject: The Jet Project
Excellent stuff, great find!
Topic: Dave Williams
ttxela

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2018 13:11:41   Subject: Dave Williams
Very sorry to hear this.
Topic: Ttxela Journal
ttxela

Forum: Member Journals   Posted: 25/11/2018 20:26:11   Subject: Ttxela Journal
[b]25/11/18 WCMS AGM[/b]

Time for the annual pilgrimage to Surrey for the WCMS AGM. Tradition dictates a contribution is made to a small buffet so on the way I picked up a pack of mini saus
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