The Armchair Treasure Hunt Club
Newsletters 2009

Details of the other issues: 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

In the 2009 issues:

Issue 98 - March 2009

Issue 99 - June 2009

Issue 100 - September 2009

Issue 101 - December 2009

Issue 98 March 2009 Issue 99 June 2009 Issue 100 September 2009 Issue 101 December 2009
Cover Photo: Rob Dickson with sons Alex & Patrick dig up the AQU Gold Sovereign

Inside:

  • Hunt for a new member - Simon’s competition to increase Club membership
  • Puzzle Pages - Three chances to win a tenner with Charles’ brain teasers
  • Treasure Island - How Pete Colbert won this hunt round the Isle of Wight
  • Backward hunt - We give you the treasure site & you write the hunt
  • Wish you were here - Did you win this year-long hunt from Ann & Sandra
  • Bulletin Board - Simon tells us what’s afoot
  • The Wrong Man - A report from the winners of this Spade hunt
  • The Pinboard - Stamford treasure site explained by Nick and Matt
  • Literary Trail - This year’s hunt from our roving setters Ann & Sandra
  • Pastimes - Brian’s tales of yore from the club’s Archives
  • Postbag - Your letters to Kitwillie
  • Mini Hunt - Keeping up the tradition, we have a three letter hunt from Rob.
Cover Photo: Jane Childs working with Mikey Smith and Stephen Hallam is the first to dig up a spade from Craig Jones’ hunt, The Wedding Planner

Inside:

  • Backward Hunt - Your entries in our very own version of the X Factor.
  • Puzzle Corner - More chances to win a tenner with Charles’ brain teasers.
  • Wish you were here - The solution to this year-long hunt by Shirl and Roger.
  • Second Time Around - Puzzling wartime espionage Second time around.
  • Bulletin Board - All the latest news and clues from Simon.
  • Pastimes - Brian brings us more from the archives.
  • Literary Trail - The next chapter of this year’s hunt from our roving setters Ann & Sandra.
  • September Meeting - Make a date in your diary for a meeting orginazed by club founder Dan James, to celebrate 100 issues of the newsletter.
  • A Springtime Holiday - Ann Hughes tells how she found the treasure on this long running hunt.
  • Miglia Quadrato - Club members rally through the night
  • Post Bag - Your letters to Kitwillie.
  • The Enchanted Garden - Charles gives us a peek through the garden gate into this year’s club hunt.

Cover Photo: The winners of the hunt at the Thaxted meet, Peter & Helen Cook on the left, and brother and sister Jonathan & Annika Wolff on the right, pose with our founder Dan James and the fabulous treasure that he made specially for this hunt.

Our 2009-10 Club Hunt, The Engchanted Garden is included with issue 100.

Inside:

  • Memories - Your memories and photographs of treasure hunting over the years
  • Puzzle Corner - More chances to win a tenner with Charles’ brain teasers
  • Result of backward hunt - Did your hunt win the vote?
  • Thaxted Club Meeting - Words and photos from a grand day out
  • Bulletin Board - All the latest news and clues from Simon
  • Pastimes - Brian brings us more from the archives
  • Jacobs Journal - Dan’s early start to the day
  • Literary Trail - The next chapter of this year’s hunt from Ann & Sandra
  • Post Bag - Your letters to Kitwillie
  • Hunt for a new member - Simon tells us more

 

Cover Photo: The smile says it all. Frank Eastham unearths the golden spade.

Inside:

  • Literary Trail - The last chapters of this year’s hunt from our roving setters Ann & Sandra
  • Pastimes - Brian brings us more from the archives
  • Puzzle Corner - More chances to win money with Charles’ brain teasers
  • Bulletin Board - All the latest news and clues from Simon
  • The Wedding Planner - Craig shows us the solution to this Spade Hunt
  • The Fly - The story from Frank & Roger on how they found the golden spade
  • Post Bag - Your letters to Kitwillie
  • The Pinboard - Nick and Matt tempt us with a clue or two.

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