I was involved in the bucksaw competition, but I didn't have the time to make my real entry due to other things getting in the way.
Here is my Bucksaw, as per the spec of the competition, it fits inside a bergan and collapses for carrying.
Yes, that IS my Bergan backframe...
I got myself a firesteel, and having a lack of natural tinders to try my hand at I started to have a good look about to find something to burn :p
my research has led me to find a fantastic discovery... Jiffy bags. These beauties are made from waxed paper layers with paper pulp sandwiched...
A woman has been rushed to hospital after swallowing her mobile phone.
The Woman swallowed it in a bid to stop her boyfriend from using it after a row.
The phone lodged in her throat and had to be removed at the local hospital in Missouri USA.
Full story from BBC
The magnetic pole is heading for Siberia, which means the Northern lights will be easier to see in Northern Europe (hurray!) but also means that your compass may not work (boo hiss)
Apparently the Magnetic Pole has moved more in the last...
I heard good things about the Triangia, after all it's bombproof and idiot proof, but would it turn out to be Greywolf proof?
Well, I had to find out. So, after a chat with the Boss, I ordered one online.
It arrived this morning and I have been like a kid on xmas eve waiting 'til I could...
Ok, not as exciting as some of the journies some on here have gone on, but as a starting point it was wonderful :D
I took the boys (10 years and 8 years old) out to the local wooded area, an old chalk quarry that's been given over to nature managed by the local community wardens as...
Just heard about this, so make sure you have a landowners permission before bagging a rabbit or two ;)
Hunting Act conviction
Merseyside police has secured the UKs first ever conviction for offences under the Hunting Act 2004 - but it was not a person who was following hounds on...
I am an urban Abbo
As in aborigine
I like to make things primitive
From sticks and string, you see
I can make an Atlatl
Or a blowgun and its darts
Half the funs researching
The long forgotten arts
With a scrap of leather
And a decent length of string
I can chuck rocks at rabbits...
The BBC as part of its history website have created this game to help children learn about how Iron age folks make there own everything :D
There is a very basic tutorial on how a bowdrill is used to make fire
Ray Mears how I hate you
Making people go wild
You reveal bushcraft secrets
In your voice, Oh so mild.
Theyve camped in my garden
And theyre eating my peas
Will you stop teaching them?
Ill say pretty please!
So give up book writing
Dont go on TV
Please come round to my place ...
... just so much info to take in :D
Im Greywolf and Im a complete novice (apart from my younger days in the scouts) but I followed a link on another forum and found this site.
I am originally from the other side of the pennines, but live in East Yorkshire not far from Hell...