May 2014

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Preparation and attention to detail are two of the key differentiators between success and failure when it comes to lighting a fire outdoors. Many people rush to achieve a flame, only to have insufficient or poorly prepared kindling and larger fuel. The key is to spend sufficient time gathering the materials you need, making sure […] Read more...


Bushcraft And Beating Drums

by Paul Kirtley

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One of the things I love about teaching outdoors is the diversity that it affords. Throughout the year, I’m lucky to be able to run a variety of courses at a range of venues. Every place is unique and has a different mix of resources that can be used for teaching bushcraft. More stimulating still […] Read more...