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  1. PurpleHeath

    The Professionals

    i was born about a decade after the show was orignally aired, so i will never grasp the whole atomsphere of the period. however the show still highly entertaining, the charaters worked and interacted as a team amazingly well which made everything believable. the storys are clever (something rare...
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    lands end to john o groats

    Thank you, to everyone who has posted with lots of encourgement for our walk. I have only just found this thread otherwise i would have posted sooner. unfortunately, after a hard desicion i decided that i should not continue with the walk for personal reasons. i am disappointed that woods...
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    Attitudes Concerning Rescue

    i would just like to say thank you to all th MRT's out there! i have never needed to be recused, and i hope that i will never need to. although i was very lucky that i was taken out on a training mission in a RAF sea king. the whole crew were really great, and it was amazing how much they loved...
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    Attitudes Concerning Rescue

    wow, interesting story but you do have to remember that probably many more people would have died if they had been strubborn and not called for help. i suppose the ethic of self- suffciency is fading because mountains are more acessable than they were a few years ago and as more people use...
  5. PurpleHeath

    Ray mears article

    it would definently be nice to have him back on our screens, :D something that would be worth watching is hard to come by these days!
  6. PurpleHeath

    please help

    can you print the parts of the maps that you need easily?
  7. PurpleHeath

    Offer from the BBC

    do'h i must hav missed that! :rolleyes:
  8. PurpleHeath

    please help

    that would be great! how much is the software? i hadn't thought of the library i'll give that a go! thanks PH
  9. PurpleHeath

    please help

    hi, everyone. if anyone remebers a while ago i posted a thread of bushcraft chatter that talked about walking form lands end to john'o' groats, well it seem like it is going ahead, me and woods wanders will be setting out from lands end on the 4th august and hopefully it will only take 9 weeks...
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    Offer from the BBC

    i thought that it was illegal to hunt with a bow and arrow in england?
  11. PurpleHeath

    Can you ride a giraffe? ? ?

    good question, but then you have to ask why cowboys jump on top of a very angery bull and try and ride it. the answer usaully is: Why the Hell not!?!! :D :eek: :lmao:
  12. PurpleHeath

    Who likes to browse the Bushcraft forums while at work?

    alright for some!! ;) :D
  13. PurpleHeath

    2 months and 900miles.

    i will be posting a map of the route and the town or villages i plan to stop at, but i don't have all the maps that i need but in the next few weeks i should have them all.
  14. PurpleHeath

    2 months and 900miles.

    i'd love to see the photos!! i to won't be going to any B&Bs, i will be using youth hotesls and campsites were i can but even then on my buget thats pushing it!
  15. PurpleHeath

    2 months and 900miles.

    all my plans are going nicely so far, all the advice poeple have offered has been really helpful. i plan to start around the 4th august in the summer and hopefully it should not take me more than 70 days :eek: :D (if i average over 13.5 miles a day i should be o.k) the thing is at the...
  16. PurpleHeath

    2 months and 900miles.

    awwhh thanks big sis!!! :D :D :You_Rock_
  17. PurpleHeath

    101 Top Tips

    just remember everything is useless if you have left it at home!
  18. PurpleHeath

    2 months and 900miles.

    what about very determined, very short, 18 year old collage student on a very tight buget? :confused: :o
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    2 months and 900miles.

    thanks!! i use zinc and castor oil cream ;) :p i wouldn't say that i am a well practiced walker or backpacker, but i have done a few miles. i did nijmegen in 2004 and didn't stop training. i know i have left it a little late in the year to start thinking about it now but it is just one of...
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    2 months and 900miles.

    i would like to get a team together so that the carrying of equipment and other things such as food and shelter can be shared between the group. and also if you have a team the likely hood of you raising lots of money increases. i was thinking maybe do it mediveal style?! :confused: :o