An End to Our Time Together, The Almighty Tenth

And so the time is here, the last post. The tenth. I have really enjoyed writing these little snippets of information every week and I find it sad to be going. I hope that while reading these posts, you have picked up a little something! From Poo to food, we have covered it all and…

Need a Poo? Use a Compost Loo!

The idea being in the woods and going to the loo? No thank you!. Noone in their right mind likes the idea of digging a hole and squatting over it just so you can go to the loo surely?. When I first heard the phrase “compost loo” this is the exact image that came to…

To Believe or Not to Believe, That is The Question!

Throughout history, there have been stories of weird and mysterious creatures. Magical beings with immense power, stories full of mystery and intrigue, adventure and treasures beyond your wildest imagination and even some stories that will make your toes curl. In Seeley woods, a character from one of these stories still live. A being shrouded in…

Can’t Find a Pen? Make Some Charcoal!

Charcoal is a rather magical thing, looking at it you might just think “what could this little black lump of burnt wood ever do for me?” but you would be mistaken to think so!. Those in the know, know that charcoal is actually a surprisingly useful thing!. Here are 6 uses that it has, you…

Shelter, Why Bother?

“Shelter? I want to sleep under the stars and experience the true outdoors. I didn’t come out here to sleep staring up at some leaves and a few twigs after all!”. Now this may be you and on a warm summers night you never know, you could have a beautiful, unforgettable experience. Or you might…

Fire! Friend or Foe?

Fire, ever since it’s discovery man has been fascinated by it! It brings us together, we gather round it to sit and chat, we cook on it, we use it for light, for heat, for scaring away predators, to burn things, in building, for making resources, the list is truly endless! Fire to us has…

Hydration Hydration Hydration

Anyone keen on the outdoors/survival/trying to be the new Bear Grylls….is very aware that one of the most important things that you must always keep in mind while outdoors is staying hydrated! Without the ability to drink enough water to stay hydrated, bad things can happen. You can become weaker, may suffer headaches, may faint,…

MasterChef Wilderness Style!

There is something about food cooked on a good fire that makes many peoples mouths just water! I for one, am a huge fan of anything coming off of a fire! Flamed grilled burgers, sizzling sausages and scrummy smores are all some of my favourites! One thing I was not aware that could be cooked…

A School …. in a Forest…and How to Stay Dry!

When young, we often form our own ideas about what the woods are like, whether they be full of fear while reading about Big bad Wolves that chase little children,┬ácandy houses that are homes to Witches and gigantic Spiders with thousands of eyes and big spindly legs. Or we see it as a place of…

Do blogs need introductions?…

This is my first ever blog. I had never thought I would ever blog in my life, an ex-girlfriend of mine used to blog and she spent a large portion of her day to day life taking pictures and writing epics about dates I had taken her on