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Search For A Visual Storyteller

Search For A Visual Storyteller

We’ve been around a bit and as far as bushcraft is concerned, we’ve pretty much seen and done most of it. But not everyone knows how it feels to create your first friction ember, carve something beautiful from green wood or toil for days to produce luxuriously soft buckskin. The time has come fo
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Snow tracks in Croatia

Snow tracks in Croatia

Snow is great for tracking, tracks seemingly jump out at us from a distance which would otherwise be difficult to spot in other weather conditions and substrates, drawing us in to reveal the moment of animal behaviour recorded by its imprint in the snow. In this blog we are going to focus on one
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Winter Tree ID Tips

Winter Tree ID Tips

Working at the World of Bushcraft in Bakewell has its perks, not least that during a lunch break you can wander into the countryside and have a micro nature fix. On today’s walk I thought I’d share a couple of the features I use to ID trees at in winter. Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) A
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Tallow Candle

Tallow Candle

In this blog we are going to be processing fuel from animal fat into tallow that we can then use to make a candle to help illuminate the encroaching darkness at this time of year. Tallow candles bringing light to the dark evenings
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Foraging for an Omelette

Foraging for an Omelette

Foraging for mushrooms has always adds a little excitement to my walks, you can never be certain of what you may find from one walk to the next. They add flavour and texture to your meal, are useful around camp and have important medicinal uses as well.   Common Puffball (Lycoperdon perlatum)
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Hedgerow Fruit Leather

Hedgerow Fruit Leather

Haw & apple fruit leather At this time of year the hedgerow is plentiful with fruits and berries, but not before long this years bounty will soon be past its best and so ways of preserving it so that it may be enjoyed long after the last has fallen from the hedgerow is a great […]
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The Mojave Desert

The Mojave Desert

In just a few short weeks we will be taking a small group out to the USA to trek a section of the Mojave Road through the Mojave National Preserve.  We will be trekking about 100 miles section across the breathtakingly stunning, Mojave National Preserve, carrying all our kit with us.  The route we
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