September 2013

Post image for There’s Something In The Air…

There’s something about this time of year, the evenings closing in, the colder mornings, the dew on the ground. It sparks something off inside me, something that makes me want to get outside and follow my instinctive nature to forage and stock up for the winter. The change in seasons always has an impact on […] Read more...

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Post image for Outfitting My Canoe: Ray Goodwin

My choice of title for this article was made carefully. This is not a general article on outfitting, covering all the many permutations according to country, environment, taste or use. Rather, it is very much about how I outfit my canoe for the work and journeys that I do in the UK and Europe. By […] Read more...

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Post image for Walkie-Talkie Skyscraper Designers Didn’t Understand This Basic Survival Skill

You may have heard of the so-called ‘Walkie-Talkie’ skyscraper. The £200 million building is situated at 20 Fenchurch Street in the City of London. The 37-storey glass-covered tower hit national and international news headlines due to it creating a beam of light that “melted cars”. In a late summer spell of clear skies and warm […] Read more...

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Post image for How To Use A Bushcraft Knife To Help Remove Tree Bark

  A Quick Bushcraft Knife Tip For Removing Bark In the above tips and tricks video I share with you a handy technique for using your bushcraft knife to help remove bark. The shape of the back of your knife – specifically where the bevel comes up to meet the back – lends itself very […] Read more...

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