Back in 1986 my paper round money went on a copy of John 'Lofty' Wiseman's SAS Survival Handbook. I still have it. I'd managed to get a copy just before it was banned. Shortly after it was revised without the mantraps and chemical concoctions. All the bits we would talk about at school. I had spent a good chunk of my childhood living in and around woodland and to say this book changed me is an … [Read more...] about John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman
Photos from the Bushcraft Show
A flickr set of images taken at the first ever Bushcraft Show. If you are viewing on an iphone click here … [Read more...] about Photos from the Bushcraft Show
Morning has broken. Lakeside at the @BushcraftShow
Some people were up at 5am, up in the woods, tracking. The rest of up had a lie-in. There's not many people sleeping under a pile of sticks and leaves. There is all kinds of sleeping tech dotted around the campsite. This morning sees people emerging from military basha's, roof tents on Land Rovers, Mazda Bongo's and caravans. I must say that our own setup of … [Read more...] about Morning has broken. Lakeside at the @BushcraftShow
A book you can’t put down. You’d never find it again.
Dinner on the lake at the @BushcraftShow
I'm currently sat at the door of our tent in a little pain as my mate Dave has made the hottest chilli I think I have ever tasted. He says it's a low tech way of providing gas central heating for the night. … [Read more...] about Dinner on the lake at the @BushcraftShow