Equipment Reviews


Purifying water

I’ve previously written posts on finding water and filtering water, for this post I want to take a look at different ways of chemically purifying water using commercial, shop bought products. Broadly speaking, for chemical purification we have 3 chemicals at our disposal: Iodine, Chlorine, and Chlorine dioxide. There are many products on the market […]

purifying water | bushcrfat | Kent | London | south east

selecting a tarp | bushcraft | Kent | south east | London

Selecting a tarp

For me a big part of bushcraft is connecting with the natural world, it’s an exploration and appreciation of the marvels that mother nature provides.  And for that reason when I’m sleeping in the woods I prefer to use a tarpaulin, it gives me a feeling of immediacy, of being a part of the woodland, […]


Water2Go bottles 2

We’ve negotiated a deal with Water To Go.  They provide water bottles and filters developed for NASA that remove 99.9% of contaminants and deliver clean, safe, great tasting water from any non-salt water source. To get a 12.5% discount, use this code RAVEN12.5 (we receive a 12.5% commission) when placing your order.  Their website is here.

Water To Go

Snugpak Chrysalis 2

Snugpak Chrysalis 2 2

I was contacted recently by Nightgear asking if I would review a sleeping bag for them.  They asked me to try out the Snugpak Chrysalis 2, a new offering in the Snugpak range.  The deal is that I write a review and can then keep the sleeping bag. A lot of the stuff I use when […]