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My Rucksack for 2-3 Days Camping

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This video shows you the type of kit that I pack into my rucksack for a typical 2-3 day camping trip.

Obviously the kit varies somewhat based on where I am going, what I'll be doing or what season & weather we're expecting. For a more in depth look at some of the kit featured in this video you may want to see our Kit Review section.

 

Hand Forging a Bearded Axe

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Blacksmith Dave Budd shows the process of hand-forging a Bearded Axe and then crafting the handle harvested from his woodland. This two part series was filmed on location in his workshop on the Northern edge of Dartmoor. Part 1 shows the forging of the axe head and the work that goes into that whilst part two covers the heat-treatment and handle making process as well as finishing the item.

Dave Budd - Handmade Tools - http://www.davebudd.com/

Music Credits: In Part 1 - "Always Gold" by Radical Face. In Part 2 the first track is called "You" by Future of Forestry and the second track is called "Your Hand in Mine" by Explosions in the Sky

 

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UK Wild Food - April

Here are some Wild Foods that are available during April in the UK.

  • Ramsons
  • Three-cornered leek
  • Dandelion flowers
  • Stinging Nettle
  • Bramble Shoots
  • Daisy leaf
  • Gorse flower
  • Primrose
  • Bistort
  • Carrageen
  • Cow Parsley
  • Fairy-ring Champignon
  • Hawthorn leaves
  • Hop Shoots
  • Morel
  • Sea Beet
  • St George's mushroom
  • Sweet violet
  • Tansy leaves
  • Greater Plantain
  • Ribwort Plantain
  • Sea Radish
  • Pennywort
  • Alexanders

*These are just some of the wild edibles you will find in the UK this month.

The Hedge Combers

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A beautiful blog by my friend Janie sharing tips on self-sufficiency, homemade recipes, growing fruit, veg & rearing animals for meat & eggs.

Woodland Valley

 
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Woodland Valley an Organic Farm in the centre of Cornwall.
A Bushcraft Friendly Campsite with Ancient Woodland and Group Accommodation  available.

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Another Bushcraft & Wilderness Skills website that I love, by a friend & superb Photographer Gary Waidson.

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