I get a lot of email about gold and I have several Stockbroker friends with deep knowledge of Australian gold companies. I also own quite a few Australian ASX listed gold companies and some ASX:GOLD… so what you are going to read about on this blog is a day to day account of an Australian gold bug.

My first encounter with precious metal investing was in the late 1970’s. I was working in New Zealand and there was a lot of gossip about New Zealand devaluing its’ currency. I decided to invest my weekly wages in silver bullion and over a 6 month period accumulated quite a few kilograms of the silver metal. This proved to be a fortunate move as New Zealand did markedly devalue their currency and out of left field the Bunker Hunts also tried to effectively “corner” the silver market. Silver soared…. And I was hooked…