The Armchair Treasure Hunt Club
Newsletters 2009

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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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