Author Archives: Markham

Danu’s Lock | Magical Treasure Hunt 2013

When I say that the Box of Bog Bryg held an opera, I mean that it in fact held the entire 100-page score to an opera: Atalanta┬áby George Frideric Handel.[1] Naturally, we all understood — to varying degrees but all … Continue reading

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The Clock | Magical Treasure Hunt 2013

Shortly after opening the four boxes in the flour cupboard, we examined the clock and assembled it by attaching the hour and minute hand to it. The pendulum was actually a stud which could be pressed like the switches on … Continue reading

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The Pouch | Magical Treasure Hunt 2013

The riddle given in my previous installment, the one included with the latter collection of diary entries, pointed us to an English yew writing desk (of which the upper drawers were real and the lower drawers were false) and within, … Continue reading

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Diary Excerpts 2 | Magical Treasure Hunt 2013

These are the diary pages we found most recently. They all appear in the same masculine script as one of the writers from the diary excerpts we discovered in the beginning. 1 July 1855 Today’s explorations took me beyond Honeysuckle … Continue reading

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