Bushcraft brews

I recently blogged about brewing your own spruce beer and the pleasure of making your own drinks from nature. Not everyone drinks alcohol and some people won’t want to wait a few weeks for fermentation and maturing to happen, so … Read More

Making an ‘Ikea Stove’

One part of practising survival and preparedness skills is being resourceful and adapting every-day items into something for a completely different purpose. Many of you may have seen various so-called ‘hobo stoves’: at the lower end, made from tin cans, … Read More

Making an Altoids tin survival kit – a survivalist rite of passage

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The humble Altoids tin, designed many years ago as packaging for ‘The Original Celebrated Curiously Strong Peppermints’, has since become the survival kit container of choice amongst the prepper and survivalist community. Pocket-sized, robust, readily available, and with a seemingly … Read More