Daily Archives: 07/07/2013


Fire by Friction Part 1 3

Lighting a fire by friction is perhaps the most iconic skill within bushcraft, almost a rite of passage and nobody ever forgets their first ember.  Which raises an important point, whilst we all talk about fire by friction, this method doesn’t produce a flame in and of itself – it produces an ember, which when added to […]

Fire by friction

elder flower cordial recipe | Kent | London | south east | Essex

Elderflower Delight

  Nicola made this on Friday and by and large used a recipe from River Cottage Handbook No.7: Hedgerow.  It might seem a bit complicated but it was relatively straightforward and tastes fantastic.  So, the elderflowers are still out, give a go! Ingredients 20g of gelatine leaf 700g of granulated sugar 2 lemons, juiced 400ml […]


UK Knife Law 6

As a responsible bushcrafter, it is important to be aware of current UK knife law and to make sure that you are in compliance with it. The guidance we provide here is given in good faith and to the best of our knowledge is correct, but we are not lawyers, so take the time to […]

knife strokes | knife cuts | knife skills | south east | Kent | London