I've used telescopic back scratcher or forks from B and M/ Homebargins. Just remove the fork part and the rubber handle and they are good to go. Rubber handle gives you a wee cover to keep the mouth end clean.
The polish poncho is a great bit of kit. There are 3 sizes, size 3 is hard to get, size 2 comes up fairly regularly and size 1 are the least popular as they the smallest. I have a 2 and a 1, both are ideal as ponchos or shelters, but I'm 5' 10" and as a poncho the size 1 is best. I find the 2 a...
Great bags these, I have 2. Just for your info the bar tacks appear to be covering slots where the webbing straps for the side pouches should go through the zip flaps. Don't think it makes any difference to the functionality of the bag. Looks like professional work though.
Great post Mary,
I occasionally delve into https://www.ancient-origins.net/
They have some interesting articles on a variety of historical periods that I generally do a bit research on for further information. Cheers JFW