Scottish Wildfires – the culprit!

Driving north along Loch Lomondside on Friday 25 March 2022, large portions of the hillside on Ben Lomond were blackened. Extensive areas of burning could clearly be seen on the Ptarmigan ridge, across the route of the hill path to the summit, from a wildfire earlier in the week. News reports this week also told …

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Bushcraft Day at St Lucy’s Primary School

Friday was 'Bushcraft Day' at St Lucy's Primary School in Abronhill in Cumbernauld. We spent the day with around 45 P7 children for a special end of term, fun-packed day of outdoor learning. Arriving at the school first thing in the morning, the sun was shining. Our first activity of the day was learning how …

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Bushcraft Week with Thornlie Primary

Definitely one of the highlights of 2018 for me will be Thornlie Primary's bushcraft week. Me, Kenny Noble and Jean Ewen spent three days last week running a range of bushcraft activities for the entire school, working with three classes a day. We had so much fun creating, building, cooking, learning, playing and sharing.... with …

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Stone and Wool Pendant Necklace

I was up in Shetland last week guiding for About Argyll Walking Holidays and taking inspiration from all the beautiful shells, pebbles, driftwood and other natural materials you find whilst out hiking I decided to make a stone and wool pendant necklace. I am a bit of a magpie when it comes to pebbles and …

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