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  1. Keith

    Survival Bug Out Equipment. What & Why.

    I decided to post this because when I read lists of other people’s modern equipment for bugging out I often see items that I can’t make sense of. Items that are NOT sustainable & seem of very little use. Some say “well I use this until it breaks & then I throw it away”. The problem with that is...
  2. Keith

    Northern Forest: Plan To Plant 'ribbon Of Woodland' Across England

    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-42591494 Good news
  3. Keith

    Any Thoughts?

    L'Île au Guerdain Jersey. Any thoughts on the advantages of moving to the islands post shtf? Jersey, Isle of Wight or Guernsey? I camped out on Jersey many years ago, that is where I first learnt to peel spuds with a clasp knife. We had to carry water back to camp from one of the roadside...
  4. Keith

    Learning From History.

  5. Keith

    Skills Alternate Lighting. Making Dipped Candles.

  6. Keith

    Homesteading Without Electricity.

    We lived for over 20 years without any electricity, I made a coolgardie safe from sacking & wood to keep foods cool & we used grease lamps, home dipped candles of tallow & wax & rush lights for lighting. Keith. Our two rush lights. One of our grease lamps. Beeswax dipped candles...
  7. Keith

    Getting To A Safe Place.

    http://prepperswill.com/bug-out-vehicle-you-can-choose/; http://www.theprepperjournal.com/2015/12/19/bug-out-bike-trailer-rig/; http://preparednessadvice.com/transportation/survival-bicycles-can-good-idea/; If you have to leave the city or even leave your home elsewhere, do you know where...
  8. Keith

    Hunter Gatherer Travel & Trail Foods.

    Note that one of these travelers is carrying live chooks. If you have to leave the city or even if you have to leave your home elsewhere to find safety in the countryside, then you will need to travel light. The lighter the foods & equipment you carry, the more you can carry & the easier it will...
  9. Keith

    Emp Attack Information.

  10. Keith

    Survival Trekking/hiking Trolleys. What Do You Think?

    Could a hiking trolley be the answer to carrying more essential supplies?
  11. Keith

    Hunter Gatherer 19th Century Alaskan Trapper's Supplies List.

    In winter in Alaska there would not be much if any edible flora to forage, & the intense cold demands more food, so this list of supplies is to cater to that particular situation. But I thought some of you may be interested in seeing this list. Keith. A More Complete Supply List After my...
  12. Keith

    Survival Learning From History. Supplies & Equipment.

    I thought some of you may find this of interest. Keith. Following is a list of supplies issued to a French and Indian raiding party in the winter of 1747, which was led by Commander Boucher de Niverville. This list has been, in part, re-translated by the author. Supplies for the six militia...
  13. Keith

    Frontier Art 3

    Winter Windfall By John Buxton. It was not unusual for settlers to carry too much gear with them into the wilderness. This could slow them down & at times stop them completely, because the ground they were covering would not take the weight, or the oxen/horses were unable to pull the load up...
  14. Keith

    Skills Skills List.

    This is a basic skills list that we have for our group members to learn & practice. It is historical, & it is for a long term wilderness living/survival situation. Woodsrunner’s Skills. New England Colonial Living History Group 1680-1760. This is a list of basic skills in which we expect an...
  15. Keith

    Primitive Technology. Shelter.

  16. Keith

    Survival Boats & Boating. Another Form Of Bug Out Transport.

    Rarely do I see any posts on using a boat to get out of the city. We have a creek just down the mountain from us that we could use if needs be, & in England there are rivers everywhere. Not a good place to be spotted in daylight, but if you travelled at night it would be a good quiet way to...
  17. Keith

    Bugging Out. Something To Think About.

    Bugging Out. Something to think about. For the purpose of explaining things in this article, let us assume that this shtf situation is going to last for at least 5 years. Let us also say that bugging out in this article means not living in the city. You could be living at a country retreat in...
  18. Keith

    Safe & Secure Preferences. Bugging In Or Bugging Out In Town Or City.

    You don't have to be living in a town or city to participate in this thread. Facts. If you live in a town or city, your house/apartment/flat can be; fired, blown up, have a truck driven into it. Facts. If you live in a town or in the city, in a major shtf situation there will be; No water on...
  19. Keith

    Survival Bugging Out. Carrying All That Weight.

  20. Keith

    Crops The Importance Of Seed Saving.

    Very important to save your own seed, for the home, & for taking with you if you have to leave. http://www.ucalgary.ca/utoday/issue/2016-12-12/english-prof-unearths-surprising-history-seed-banks