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  • Hey Guest, We've had to cancel our 2020 Summer BushMoot PLEASE LOOK HERE for more information.
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    Spricht Mal Deutsch?

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    In the paper yesterday

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    Flippin cuckoos

    5 a.m., snuggled up in bed, hear a strange noise, someones outside callling me. Stumble out of bed, draw the curtains, and peer outside, nothing. Go back to bed, 5 mins later, "you whoooo", stumble back out of bed, open windows, and listen properly. Theres some flippin cuckoo conference...
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    Karrimor Sabre 45 + PLCE Side Pockets

    Hi Guys and Girls, I have a mint condition Karrimor Sabre 45 + 2 PLCE Side pockets for sale. I bought this last year from Endicotts for a bargain price of £40 all in. I would like £30.00 incl delivery paypal preferred. For an extra £5.00 I will throw in 30m of proper paracord, not...
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    Keeping your kelly kettle sparkly clean.

    Kelly Kettle, How do you keep em clean? I've only used mine a couple of times, and the base is already pretty discoloured, and the chimney is difficult to clean. Any tips Ta
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    Easy fishing

    Not sure on the legality of the method, but it certainly works.
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    Think I'm going mad

    Heard a strange noise out the window, so stood up to investigate, and I could swear I've just seen two curlew in the field behind my house. They do turn up every year, but I dont think I've ever seen/heard them in March.
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    Mini-Review of Forest Knights Weekend Bushcraft Course

    This is meant to be a mini-review of the Forest Knights Weekend Bushcraft course run by Wayne and his team. Forest Knights current bushcraft courses are held in the beautiful Sussex countryside a few miles from the city of Arundel, which is probably worth having a look around if you arrived...
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    Ridiculous prices on ebay

    I had my eye on a new Stewart Marsh bushcraft knife as it was hovering around the £100-£120 price range. I logged on to ebay today to find that someone bid £ 3 7 1 . 0 0 on it. £371.00 can you believe it, it's lunacy! :banghead: :banghead:
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    In the paper yesterday

    A British couple died of hypothermia after getting lost in a snowstorm on a Spanish mountain. Robert Rippengal, 39 was found dead in the arms of his critically-ill girlfriend Kate Stokes in the Picos de Europa range in Cantabria. Kate, 35, died in hospital. The experienced climbers, from...
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    FREE -Razorstrop Fungi

    Hi, I picked up two razorstrop fungi at the weekend. I've already got plenty for myself. If anyone is interested let me know and I'll post on. Regards TC - No idea how much postage will be, they are about ½kg in weight.
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    Hi Guys and Gals, Where will the Bushmoot be held this year, how much does it cost, and what typically happens at one? Ta.
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    Funny: Mouse sets house on fire.

    Blazing mouse sets fire to house The mouse completely destroyed the man's home A US man who threw a mouse onto a pile of burning leaves could only watch in horror as it ran into his house and set the building ablaze. Luciano Mares, 81, of Fort Sumner, New Mexico, found the mouse in his...
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    Wilderness Gathering 2006

    Hi All, Thinking ahead to September 2006. I went to the Wilderness Gathering 2005, with my wife and two kids, and although it was a great weekend, it will be quite expensive to go again this year. (£70.00 x 2, + £35.00 x 2, = £210.00) Have the organisers considered the possibility of a...
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    Sea Fishing

    A while ago I was on a dive boat in the red sea, and used a line wrapped around a flat piece of wood to catch squid. Is this simple setup likely to catch anything in British waters? I know absolutely nothing about fishing, but would like to have a go at something simple when I go to the coast...
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    Pembroke Coast

    Hi All, Anyone up to speed on the activities in/around Pembrokeshire. I am taking the family to Pembrokeshire for a week at the end of May. I have had a quick look on a number of websites, and have seen that there a number of places I can learn to canoe, kayak, etc. Any other...
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    I think its true!

    This was a pretty interesting story from The Sunday Wichita Eagle Newspaper a couple of weeks ago. A resident in the area saw a ball bouncing around kind of strange in a nearby pond and went to investigate. It turned out to be a flathead catfish who had obviously tried to swallow a child's...
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    Spricht Mal Deutsch?

    Well thats my poor attempt to attract someones attention who might speak German. I have found three items on Evilbay by a German seller, that I would dearly love to buy. Unfortunately my German is non-existant so I cant ask him/her vital questions such as. 1. Are you willing to ship to...
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    Whilst at Centreparcs

    Whilst at Centreparcs with the family last week, I noticed that they had a small section in one of shops with lots of plant, animal type stuff. I picked up an A5 card for about a £1, which has a list of common fungi on, in full colour, and will try and get this laminated. It's a handy size...