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  1. Rathwulven BC

    Allium ursinum (wild garlic, ramson) - ID tutorial

    Hi folks I got another clip online - this time with a bunch of tips for those still struggling with allium ursinum. Happens quite some times that some of my seminar participants are asking how to forage for this plant properly, well here is the answer. As usual: Feel free to share these clips...
  2. Cloud Talker

    Camp out SubZero

  3. Keith

    The New Berry Patch & Comeback After Hail Storm.

    Well I haven't quite finished the new berry patch yet, I still have the wires to install for the berries to climb on, but I cut two poles out of the copse today, debarked them both & used them as braces on top of the berry patch posts. As you can see the mushroom compost & manure has been...
  4. Keith

    Do Any Of You Go Camping?

    Do any of you go camping with your bug-out equipment & practice skills? Keith.
  5. Keith

    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...
  6. Keith

    Equipment To Make Things Easier Whilst We Still Have Fuel!

    The rest of our close family (my other two sons & family) are coming tomorrow having been with inlaws over Xmas. We don't mind, because we have never celebrated Xmas anyway except for the kids. So, time to cut the grass to make snakes more visible! One thing leads to another as you probably well...
  7. Keith

    Our New Water Pump.

    I decided that as we have so much excess solar power I would be better off with an electric water pump to pump water from our lower collection 5000 gallon cement water tank to our upper house feed tank than the petrol fire pump we have been using. Survival wise we will probably always have 240...
  8. Keith

    Personalising Equipment.

    Do any of you ever personalise your equipment? My Father used to paint all his tools blue, except for certain tools like his 17th century lathing hatchet & his 19th century fascine knives/billhooks. When he gave me my first felling axe he painted the head red! My Mother wouldn't let me take it...
  9. Keith

    Reading Glass Fire Lighting.

  10. Keith

    Garlic As A Food & Medicine.

    Since making this video I have done a little more research. Most authorities on the subject of foods seem to agree that garlic was not high on the list of good foods, but further research of my own shows that this was mainly among the upper classes, and it was because of the garlic smell. Among...
  11. Keith

    Drying Corn On The Cob.

  12. Keith

    My Fire Bag.

    This is my fire bag, it is made of clothing weight leather & greased to make it waterproof. It contains my tinderbox. Rolling the top down keeps the water out & I carry this in my belt pouch. I had to swim my boat to shore one winter on the Great Lakes, hit by a sudden storm the boat was swamped...
  13. Keith

    Tomahawk Throwing & How To Throw A Tomahawk For Beginners.

    Tomahawk or axe throwing is a good survival skill to learn, as it can be used in defence, & for hunting. Tomahawk throwing is also a competition sport & good entertainment when you have some free time. Keith.
  14. Keith

    Movie. Pandemic. 2007.

    Not bad at all for its day. Good movie, watchable. Parts of it almost like a doco showing the steps that led to the Pandemic spreading from one person to another. It could have showed more, & I think the ending was a little too good to be realistic, but on the whole I think they did a good job...
  15. Keith

    The Coming Pandemic.

  16. Keith

    Fauna Foods In The Uk.

    I thought perhaps a list of food animals available in the UK might be a good idea, especially those less thought of these days. My Father was born in 1904, I I remember him telling me about how the poorer village children would hunt for food using sticks & catapults. So I will start off this...
  17. Keith

    Frontier Art 4

    Militia in camp By Pamela Patrick White. This list is from the Bourlamaque Papers, National Archives of Canada (1757). EQUIPMENT FOR THE MILITIAMAN DURING SUMMER: 1 blanket; 1 capot or bougrine (capot or a loose blouse or cape?); 2 cotton shirts; 1 breech cloth; 1 pair of leggings ; 2 skeins...
  18. Keith

    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...
  19. Keith

    My Equipment List.

    This list is obviously not what you would expect a person to carry for a weekend of camping/bushcraft, but it is what I carry on all my treks regardless of the duration. Keith. My Equipment List. .62 cal/20 gauge flintlock fusil. 42 inch barrel. .70 caliber smoothbore flintlock pistol. Gun...
  20. Keith

    Uk Re-enactment/living History Groups.

    http://www.lacewars.co.uk/ http://nfoe.org.uk/ http://www.13thfoot.co.uk/ http://www.englishcivilwar.org/p/re-enactment.html
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