I had a brilliant time yesterday letting a bunch of kids shoot guns (blanks) and showing them how to light a fire with flint and striker. Didn't get piccies of the firelighting as I was too busy, but I did get a newspaper photographer to take my camera and shoot these.
Hi Eric, you are looking well in these photos . Hope that you are keeping better these days. You really look the part, all
you need is one of the stuffed black bears that "Orvis" use as an advert standing beside you, to complete the picture.
As has already been said it is great to get the youngsters out into the countryside once more. Too many computer games and over protective parents these days. I was an outdoor instructor with the local authority, and a Scout Leader, and it gives great enjoyment to see young folk learn skills that give them independence and confidence in what is often an alien environment. Also letting them appreciate the beauty and wonder of the outdoors, which is unknown to so many, even