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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Weave while you walk – how to make baskets!

Just back from a walk on Kerrera and whilst exploring the island I gathered the materials for and made a wee basket. You can weave a baskets with lots of different materials, this one is made from stuff you can find on most walks in Scotland: willow and soft rushes. Here’s how. 1) Gather seven …

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460g Lightweight cook kit

Here's a review on my lightweight cookit. It weighs 460 grams and includes: Two pots (Alpkit Mytipot 900 and Alpkit MytiMug 650) with home made bails; Stormin Stove Systems alcohol stove; reflective baseplate and windshield cone Minibulldesigns pot stand; and, Plastic mug. Three days meths fuel in a small Nalgene bottle weighs 260g. So all …

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