Monthly Archives: June 2012

Sunshine Child Festival

What a great event the Sunshine Child Festival is.  It was fantastic to see all the kids running around in their wellies enjoying themselves despite the typical inclement weather.  There were some excellent activities for them to take part in, all free.  We did some fire lighting and carving butter knives with them, which they […]

Bushcraft and Tai Chi 1

We’re running a team building day this week with a twist; we’re doing tai chi in the afternoon.  It came about because the group we will be working with wanted to use the woodland after the bushcraft activities to do some yoga.  I told them the woods would be great for this as I do […]

Sleeping in the woods 1

Fresh back from our Wildfoods & Woodland Cookery course this weekend and I’m feeling great.  I always sleep really well out in the woods but often our students tell us that they haven’t slept so well and hear all kinds of noises during the night. I remember about 10 years ago sleeping in the woods […]

First course of 2014 | bushcraft | south east

Ticks 2

A friend of mine recently posted on Facebook that a friend of her’s, who is a nurse, had advised that the best way to remove a tick was to cover it with alcohol gel.  I haven’t tried this but it seems to be the same as covering with vaseline, which causes the tick to vomit […]