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Ray Mears Goes Walkabout - Your Views

Discussion in 'Bushcraft Chatter' started by Nightwalker, May 25, 2008.

  1. scanker

    scanker Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    I enjoyed last night's programme - very interesting and entertaining.
     
  2. jojo

    jojo Need to contact Admin...

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    Really enjoyed this episode, pity it's the last one :(
    I think JuJu is fantastic. She deserves a series all to herself!
     
  3. British Red

    British Red M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    Isn't she just! Amazingly photogenic too - had me reaching for my camera when she laughed - what a startlingly beautiful woman!

    Red
     
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    Juju was very funny, her final piece was spectacular as well. Good on her for taking the mickey out of RM's pic :D
     
  5. bothyman

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    I enjoyed it .

    Juju seemed to be one of those people you could sit and listen to all day .

    RM seemed to enjoy her company and the nicest part was seeing how much respect he had for her.

    But watching his Programmes he seems to have a great respect for the Earth and the People who live close too it.
     
  6. Wayland

    Wayland Hárbarðr

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    I'm just waiting for the inevitable "What's that torch Ray was using?" thread. I bet we see it within the week.
     
  7. Mesquite

    Mesquite Anyone for sailing?

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    I think that the whole series got better with each episode and like most everyone else has said last nights episode was really enjoyable. Boy, did those blisters look sore, and for using a disposable lighter well that shows us that he's perfectly willing to take short cuts like the rest of us as and when necessary.

    I'll enjoy sitting down and watching them again on sky+ and figure out how to persuade the little wifey that we really do need a dvd recorder :D
     
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    Honestly,and I really mean no offence at all believe me,but your joking right??? I mean I aint no Brad Pitt or anything of that I am 100 percent aware but easy on the eye she was not.Lovely person sure enough.

    Anyway to the programe itself,best of the lot I thought and very enjoyable.Some of the landscape was stunning,the stream Ray jumped in looked beautifull and made me want to jump in myself lol.Anyone know what spiders they were in the holes in those tree???
    I must admit on one hand I really like the look of some parts of Oz but what puts me off the place is that just about everything wants to bite or sting you and just about everything is the most deadly and poisonous in the world:D

    Hey Wayland any idea what torch that was that Ray was using :D
     
  9. British Red

    British Red M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    Not at all - I thought she was very striking in appearence - beautiful smile, animated face very unusual features. My definition of beauty is "would I want a photo on the wall?" in her case - I sure would. Not you classic catwalk model but much easier to my eyes than someone with their ribs sticking out and a gaunt face.

    The eye of the beholder I guess

    Red
     
  10. CLEM

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    I guess so Red ;) :)
     
  11. CLEM

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    He cannot be more than 20/21 I'd say.
     
  12. David.from.Holland

    David.from.Holland Tenderfoot

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    I loved this last episode. Ray really made me feel I was there with him enjoying a relaxing couple of days out and about. Nice one Ray!
     
  13. Wayland

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    I think one of the best things about this series was that Ray allowed the things that didn't work or went wrong to be shown as well.

    It showed that you don't have to be a "superhero" to get by in the outdoors.

    Part of the problem with programs made by the likes of Edward Grylls. (Barely a Gorilla or whatever monika he made up for himself.) is that they portray the outdoors as a place full of dangers that you have to be an "expert" (Former drip under pressure.) to venture into.

    Now there's no doubt a bit of knowledge counts for a lot, but so does a willingness to really get out there and give it a try.

    Showing a bit of human fallibility is very encouraging to people who might otherwise think "I 'm just not good / smart / strong / knowledgeable enough to do that sort of thing."

    A very refreshing thing to see in this current celebrity obsessed, media world where everyones image is so carefully managed.
     
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    With Juju's obvious character and startling humour plus outstanding knowledge how could you not love her, As to being not beautiful take a look in the mirror and think how we look to her, I did find her attractive but know why, maybe personality.
     
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    I really enjoyed this series, well made, and interesting all through each episode.
     
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    surefire L1:D
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    Laa! Laaa! Laaa! I'm not reading any of the above as i didn't watch it last night! Shock, I know, but I actually forgot. maybe that says something of the standard of this series, but there you go. I will be watching the iPlayer version too as I have just got in and missed the re-run! :rolleyes:
     
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    slight tangent but modern day aborigines and how they are living www.bushmechanics.com the episodes are quite funny but hard to get. the sites not bad - well it used to be I've had the episodes on my pc for a while now so I've just re-checked the site and most of it is still there as it was put up in 02
     
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    Bwahahahahahaha :lmao: - Quality post!

    Two six packs of Tennents Super may change your perspective :D - It usually works for me! :)
     
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    I loved it when he couldn't get the fire going, that made my day. If he can fail, it makes me feel better when I do. It shows that he's honest too.
     

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