A corner for old times....?...

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

Robson Valley

Full Member
Nov 24, 2014
8,382
1,451
McBride, BC
Sometimes, that phrase can be shortened to "geezer." Possibly "Wheezer Geezer?"

In another board, there's no place to post recipes. So we made one up = [FF] = Food Forum.

I can see here = [OT] to be 'Old Time" to cover many different things.
 

Robson Valley

Full Member
Nov 24, 2014
8,382
1,451
McBride, BC
Age doesn't matter as much as the knowledge base.
Don't wait for TV bushcraft. Buy the old books and do it.
My SIL taught me some paleo cooking tricks that I use just about every week.

Old foods, old crafts, shelters, clothings. Making repairs, replacing parts.
Some of it is paleo, like cooking fish in clay.

I find it's a lot of fun to mess with some of these foody things in my kitchen on a rainy day.
Come over and help me eat it all. That egg thread is a great example.

I'd like to learn more about how to cook meat over open fires without a 16" Lodge cast iron pan as a crutch.
 

oldtimer

Full Member
I find that nowadays I have more to learn from the younger generation than they have from me.

My 13 year old grandson, for example, already has a wide knowledge of bushcraft skills and is also my go to expert on all matters of modern technology.
He not only knows how to operate camera traps and drones but also know how, when and where to deploy them to study wildlife. He co-ordinates his findings and does further research on the computer.

When I was his age it was a matter of sitting in a corner of a wood for hours, pencil and paper for field note and the Observer's Book of Birds/Animals/Trees/Plants/etc and whatever my biology teacher chose to tell me.
 
  • Like
Reactions: Toddy

Robson Valley

Full Member
Nov 24, 2014
8,382
1,451
McBride, BC
Let's go back to pre-Sputnik times. When all the batteries are dead, I think I can manage.
Many, many thousands of winters have come and gone and our First Nations managed OK, they are not extinct.
 
  • Like
Reactions: Toddy

Sundowner

Full Member
Jan 21, 2013
876
337
66
Northumberland
And of course for a prefix button...........
OAB (old age bushcrafters) which would have the advantage of open interpretation :(

Old antisocial bas@€£¥&s could be an example
 
  • Like
Reactions: Nice65

Nice65

Full Member
Apr 16, 2009
4,587
1,263
55
W.Sussex
Not so Nice65 :)
Not the first time, and I dare say not the last. You’ve been reading that username thread haven’t you. :lmao:

I’m just jealous cos I’m not that old, but seem to have seriously overworked and mistreated some of my joints. My addition to the thread, in terms of getting where I want to, is the acquisition of an electric golf trolley. My rucksack fits perfectly and, despite looking a plonker, I can get to some of my old carry in locations with 3 days of gear, food, and water. It’s genius, and I’m not the perspiring, panting wreck that the rest of my mates are when they shed their packs onto the ground and gasp for water.:)
 
  • Like
Reactions: Sundowner

Sundowner

Full Member
Jan 21, 2013
876
337
66
Northumberland
Not the first time, and I dare say not the last. You’ve been reading that username thread haven’t you. :lmao:

I’m just jealous cos I’m not that old, but seem to have seriously overworked and mistreated some of my joints. My addition to the thread, in terms of getting where I want to, is the acquisition of an electric golf trolley. My rucksack fits perfectly and, despite looking a plonker, I can get to some of my old carry in locations with 3 days of gear, food, and water. It’s genius, and I’m not the perspiring, panting wreck that the rest of my mates are when they shed their packs onto the ground and gasp for water.:)
I'm amazed and we've never even met!!! You're describing me so accurately lol