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Diggers World is the official home of the archaeologist formerly known as Digger, Mike, Lukie, Port, Rasbutin, River, Popeye, Glenn, five times a night, Dad, Guru, Swimpy, Mum, Marje, Sandy, Durdle etc…

Whats it all about then?

Diggers World is a collection of images of Digger (thats Mike to some of you) and friends as they undertake the tortures of life in the 21st Century.

What’s new (ish)?

 


 

The main topics are:

 

Swim the Door:

Durdle Door is a sea arch near Lulworth, Dorset. Its one of those iconic landscape features and, even better, you can swim through it. The latter is known as Swim the Door (or its well known acronym STD). Some people do this once a year at a gathering in June. Some people do it more than once a year! Some people go abroad to do it although that’s technically STDA!!

 

Wild Swimming:

Want to know more about “Wild Swimming” (that’s rivers AND lakes, not naked swimming)? Now’s your chance with pages dedicated to “The Bare Necessities“, “New Swim Spots” , “Swimming with history” and, of course, the “Ultimate Wild Swimming Gazetteer” (divided into England, Wales, Scotland and the rest of the world).

 

Photography:

Auto-timer top tips, Auto-timer awards (year by year) and of course “Everything you wanted to ask about self-photography (apparently known as selfies to some), but were afraid to ask”

 

 

The Important Things in Life:

A misc collection of things that are well, important to me and maybe even some others?Womble drinking (IMG_00681) A

Dance “tips”, Glenn Miller, Festivals, Mark “the priest”, Wombles etc

 

 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAHolidays:

Chile (2015), Argentina (2015), Hadrians Wall (2014), Spain (2013), Scillies and Canaries (2012), Lebanon & Syria (well timed visit in 2009), annual Scottish holidays ( 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 & 2011) and the all important A-Z of countries visited by a coward of air transport

 

Weekend Breaks:

2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010 & 2009

 

 


Note 1We wish to stress that there is no sponsorship of this page, however, if anybody wants to send Streaky Strips, Twiglets, Wombles (especially the one that is battery powered and nods his head while singing the “Remember You’re A Womble”), or any Glenn Miller merchandise, thats up to them.

Note 2You will not see any flash graphics, or nudity (thank God), or even too much wit on this web site. If you have come to this site expecting these things PLEASE LEAVE NOW – it’s merely a collection of photos.


Recent Blog Posts

Here is a list of my most recent blog posts.

  • Swim The Door- counting down the days - Jun 4th, 2017
    Just a few days to Swim the Door 2017 and thank goodness the weather is changing. We don’t want the sea water to be too warm as it might spoil the fun!! I’ve added a vague itinerary and am looking forward to seeing you all there.
  • Scottish Easter Holiday - Apr 29th, 2017
    I’ve uploaded a selection of photos. Good to see everyone who attended and thanks for making is such fun (again)
  • Weekend Breaks 2017 - Apr 25th, 2017
    The Peaks, Leicestershire “Hills”, Yorkshire Dales, Stirling, Cleveland and the list keeps growing.
  • Swim the Door - Feb 11th, 2017
    The dates for this years Swim the Door (Dorset and Abroad) have been announced.
  • Weekend breaks 2017 - Jan 22nd, 2017
    I’ve added a page for weekend breaks 2017