April Fools

It’s always good to carefully read the dates of blog posts, especially those at the end of March and thus the start of April, a date that catches many in its snare. So the VolcanoCafe blog had a posting about the “Frisian Sudwcalvulkaan coming to life again” on the 31st March, 2015 (Here). The post was written by Fopke Brandarius.


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    Haha,funny. The volcano is there, but there is no Eisinga at TU Delft, and the name “Fopke” is real, but contains the word “fop” which comes from the verb ‘foppen’, which means to trick or to hoax. April foolsday joke – well done though!


I have some experience in this area.

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Catches of note include most of the geophysicists at the Western Australian Geological Survey, Mining News magazine, and a Canadian client of geophysics contractor Geoterrex.

About Louis Hissink

Retired diamond exploration geologist. Trained by Western Mining Corporation and polished by De Beers.
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