Monthly Archives: January 2014

Holiday in the New Forest

Nicola’s  and my birthdays are close together in January and so we often have a few days away at this time of year.  This year we visited the New Forest, I think for the fourth time now.  It really is a fantastic place and I would recommend a visit to anyone.  The weather was dry […]

New Forest

Hawthorn spoon

Back in December we ran a bushcraft day for the volunteers at Stodmarsh NNR; I wrote about it in this post.  It was a great day out and we met some lovely people.  Ben, one of the rangers at the reserve, gave us some freshly cut hawthorn to take away. We’ve been a bit busy […]

Venison Casserole

Before Nicola, Willow and I went off to the woods today, we left a venison casserole in the slow cooker.  It would work well in the woods as well, cooked in a Dutch oven. Ingredients 500g of diced venison A chopped onion A couple of cloves of garlic finely chopped A couple large parsnips and carrots, […]

venison casserole