Wildlife


The beauty of conifers

Twenty odd years ago I was working as a consultant and spent a lot of time driving to and from various sites, and as I was driving along I would often ponder on different subjects.  On one particualr drive I found myself musing on what made a conifer a conifer.  What’s the difference between conifers […]

conifers | bushcraft | Kent

Bluebells in full bloom | bushcraft camp | south east | Kent

Bluebells in full bloom

In some of our recent videos you can see the bluebells in the background.  And what a beautiful sight they make.  For me our native bluebells in full bloom in an ancient woodland is one of the great spectacles of the natural wolrld and an event to treasure. We were asked by Adrian, one of […]


The Whispering Wood 1

Another awesome article by Jules Bristow; this one was originally published in The Bushcraft Journal in 2016. While there is much debate over the precise meaning of the term bushcraft and its overlap with the term survival, to my mind bushcraft is the set of skills necessary to live comfortably and enjoyably in the wild […]

How to light a King Alfred's Cake | the whispering woods