Possibly more of an americanism than a typical brit thing but do people have specific Fire kits? Bits and bobs for firemaking - Just wondering what gadgets , gizmos and whatsits make their way into such kits.
As WilI Lord came up on the Telly and in conversation the other day at the same time I also remembered and found an old photo account and came across these photos of John Lord and his craft as he taught myself and others his art at a course I attended.
Just thought I would share as I believe...
Winter is coming.
What pre-winter safety check do you perform and what does it entail?
When do you start ( if at all ) to implement some proactive preparation?
Car check up?
Change of items placed in the car?
Central heating checked for pressure , radiators bled and topped out?
Black out kit...
Antonyms are words typically opposite to each other - Good and Bad as an example.
There are other antonyms which have a meaning that seems to be lost in the vagaries of time.
As an example of what I mean these three examples should provide an idea.
UNCOUTH ;- lacking good manners...
Having just picked up a waterproof blue tooth speaker from Aldi I had a bit of an idea.
As I can leave the speaker and play audio remotely I'm wondering about the possibility of 'drawing' in a few animals with Audio being played so I can photograph them.
Anyone got experience of doing such a...
A bit of a state-of-the-nation type random question.
What do people here honestly typically eat for their Breakfast?
I'm guessing their maybe some variance at the weekend- so whats a typical Mon to Friday Brekkie vs a Weekend brekkie?
I was thinking about doing some examples ( as much for my own learning as showing ) of Primitive type traps - Figure four , Piaute, Ojibwa bird trap , treadle trap etc etc.
But I also realised even if it was only for entertainment/education I was concerned how others - here , may react to it...
Due to all the chatter about the more high end bushcrafty sharpies I wonder if the knife aficionados put as much thought and love into their day to day kitchen blades?
Does your appreciation of shiny sharp things extend to preparing the Sunday roast or chopping the veg??
I've seen and read about shorter and longer term cycles or repeatable patterns within both History ( Fourth turning theory ) and various theories relating to Financial boom / bust cycles.
I think last year was a VERY good year for Acorns and the year before that was a very good year for an...
Who here volunteers to be a First Aider in their Workplace ? and if not why not? ( without judgement )
I've done a few First Aid Courses , a Rescue Diver course in the past and even a Far From Help course with WMT ( but if I'm honest I could very much do with a refresher ) but at my last...
Caches - Hidden storage vessels containing goods left in the outside area/wild.
Not from any sort of prepper/survivalist angle but do any here use of have Bushcraft "Caches" that they leave out in the woods near a maybe regular piece of woodland/brush that they use?
Just wondering if you do...
Maybe worth looking at for those wanting something different on the trail but Huel have released a Hot and Savoury range of SIX MREs type product. Just add water.
Maybe a little light on calories but as an addition to something more calorie dense for minimal prep time could be a useful...
Does anyone have a Exotac Titanlight??
I'm giving up on Zippo's ( Sorry Zippo - I like your history and varying designs and even your gas module update was an attempt to drag yourself into efficiency buy ultimately a failure....)
( Whilst Lying on my back and musing about life, experiences, regrets and the detailed tapestry-esque needlework of life after my 47 years on the planet. )
If one was to have input into what elements, activities/lessons or character building experiences should be tagged onto an extra 6/12...
Been away in Hospital for the last 14 days via the blue light express taxi service.
Arriving temp of 41 degs
Gall bladder infection and general shenanigans.
MANY MANY MANY thanks to ANY NHS staff who are members here , regardless of what ever role you serve within the organisation...