Woodland Management & Camp Maintenance Jan – Feb 2020   Recently updated !

As usual we will be carrying out some Woodland Management & Camp Maintenance over the winter, in January and February 2020.  In no particular order: We have ash dieback in the woods and whilst we are currently planning to leave most of them to die, fall and rot naturally, there are some close to the […]

Woodland Management & Camp Maintenance | bushcraft, courses, courses, skills

A plaited bark strap   Recently updated !

We make woven and folded containers on our Cordage & Containers day and sometimes we have a little left over.  This was the case on our last such course back in June and whilst the bark had dried out it became more than pliable enough to make a plaited bark strap after soaking for a […]

a plaited bark strap | bushcraft | Kent | London | south east

another folded bark container | bushcraft | Kent | south east | London

Another folded bark container   Recently updated !

After our recent Cordage & Containers course we had some spare sweet chestnut bark and so Nicola decided to make another folded bark container, this one rectangular in shape.  We’ve made cylindrical ones before but this time Nicola wanted to make a recantuglar one after seeing a photo of one by Christian Meinhardt and thinking […]

Woodland rabbit casserole   Recently updated !

I’m a big fan of rabbit casserole, we often eat it on our Survival Courses.  So I thought I’d write up the recipe that we use; obviously Nicola included some wild ingredients! Ingredients The ingredients are for 8 people. 2 rabbits 2 onions, sliced 2 sticks of cellery, sliced 2 carrots, sliced 2 parsnips, sliced […]

rabbit casserole | wild foods | foraging | Kent | London | south east

An easy way to carry firewood in the woods | woodland handbag | fire lighting | bushcraft | Kent | south east | London

The woodland handbag   Recently updated !

When I’m out and about practicing my bushcraft, I like to find the easiest and most efficient way of doing things.  I don’t want to expend energy unnecessarily and so using simple techniques can often be more rewarding than might be imagined.  With that in mind, here’s a great little method of carrying firewood using […]