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  1. merrygold85

    Wicklow Bushraft Meetup - Autumn

    Hi, It's been ages since I was out doing bushcrafty things. Since moving back from the UK the closest I have got is doing some hiking. Would anyone be up for a Bushy meet in the Wicklow Mountains this Autumn? I don't know any good spots or anything, just seeing if there is any interest...
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    Pencil Carvings

    Has anyone seen these amazing carvings? http://www.daltonmghetti.com/shop.asp
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    New Camera

    Hi all, I got a DSLR for Christmas. Below are some of the photos I took over the holidays in Ireland. Hopefully this year I'll get out a bit more and take some nice shots. Let me know what you think.
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    North

    Heyo, I was just wondering what people's ideas were on the best way to find north on a cloudy night? Or maybe not cloudy, maybe it's raining blood or something, but either way you can't see the stars and you have no compass or watch.
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    Has anyone seen this?

    http://www.ericvalli.com/index.php?/stories/off-the-grid/
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    50% Off

    Hey all, Just thought I'd give a heads up. Go Outdoors currently have 50% off all their Hi-gear stuff.
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    Brockers 14/15th Dec

    As I am moving to Manchester soon I thought I 'd have one last camp at Brockers. Dates as above. So far it's me, Vandeen and Chambers. Yall are welcome.
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    Free E-books

    Hello, Green Shopping are offering free downloads of some e-books, mostly about permaculture but there's also a wild food cooking one. Here http://www.green-shopping.co.uk/catalogsearch/result/index/?dir=asc&order=price&q=resource+book+permaculture
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    Another spoon thread

    With all the spoon threads on here I thought it was only right that I should post this clip from Don Hertzfeldt's oscar nominated short film, Rejected. The full film can be seen on youtube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PONvX6LmAPo
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    Winter 2011/12 Camp

    So what's craic the lads? When are we next cmaping? Or do we need a couple of months to get over the last one?
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    Kielder shelter

    Hey, I was walking along a pth in Kielder when I spotted this between the trees So I went over to check it out and it looked like it hadn't been used in ages. Thing is, the ground was completely sodden. It was really boggy and I found it quite difficult to get around. Must have taken...
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    Weekly(ish) Pic

    I think I'll start a thread where I upload a recent pic that I like every now and again instead of threads full pics from one day/event. I'll try and do one per week. It might force me to do more :) They may be good, they may not. I'll just be posting ones that I like. Feel free to comment in...
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    IDs please

    Hello, I was wondering if anyone could ID these shrooms I photographed today at a pine plantation. I didn't want to disturb them so I took as good photos as I could with them in the ground. So there's this: And then there's this: Thanks guys.
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    Quality on a budget

    Hey, Is it possible to get a DSLR of any sort of quality for less than £200? I have a Pentax Optio compact which is grand for out and about, travelling etc., but not so grand when I want to take a really nice photo. So I was thinking of getting a Digital SLR for some good nature shots and...
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    Brockwell Woods September 2011 - PIC HEAVY

    Here are my pics for the latest Brockers meet. It was eventful, and a great time was had by all I think. Except Wonky, who died. :( Nobody was at fault. Unfortunately I have no photos of "the incident", so here you go:
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    Conscious Plants

    Has anybody seen this? http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/the-secret-life-of-plants/ It starts to get very interesting about 4 mins into the 3rd part where the guy hooks a plant up to a polygraph machine. I was wondering if anyone knows anything about this, and how people feel about the idea of...
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    Old School Hunting

    Does anyone on here actually hunt with bows they've made or other "primitive" means?
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    North East Bargains

    Hello, Thought I'd give a shout to anyone interested in cheap gear here in Newcastle. Apologies if thread is in the wrong place. I was in town today and saw that Sports Direct in the Monument Mall are having a closing down sale with mad discounts. As well as some cheap sports equipment I...
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    Old Wonky needs your advice, I think

    Hello there, You're looking well. Enjoying the weather eh. Good times. Anyway, a small amount of you know I have been trying to make my first knife since the Jan Brockers meet thanks to Chris and his endless generosity. Well, after 4 albums of Alice Chains on my first work day since...
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    How do you number 2?

    Hello there. I was just wondering how you lovely people go about relieving yourselves in the wild. I'm particularly interested in methods of disposing of your solids. I was at Brockwell at the weekend and did my first wild number 2 and was wondering what you guys look for in a spot. Do you...