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Channel 4 in UK contacted us about a new wilderness TV show

They are looking for British people who have quit the rat race and are living of the grid. The show will be hosted by none the less than Kevin McCloud, best known for presenting the hit TV series ‘Grand Designs’. 214 more words


Wilderness Gathering visitors

Roger Harrington and Dominic Harvey of Wilderness Gathering fame came over for a few days to my part of the world, North Eastern Slovakia.  We had a great time wandering around forests, walking up hills, dodging potholes and nocturnal stags on the roads, sleeping in remote cabins and enjoying the medieval splendour of Bardejov. 56 more words

Beaver dam

Beaver dam near Svidnik, Eastern Slovakia. I still haven’t seen one of its creators yet – that’s on my to-do list….

Foraging for food in spring

As spring approaches, all manner of free food becomes available. I took my son along to Stoke Park Estate in Bristol where local guide, Steve England, was running a morning foraging course to show what was on offer! 510 more words


September 2014

Its taken me a little longer than planned to get last month up on the blog, after a slow start to September everything just seemed to happen at once and time has been at a premium! 1,007 more words

October Half Term at YHA Danywenallt

This half term we will be running one of our regular Activity Days over at the YHA Danywenallt. These have been running once a week throughout the school holidays this year and October half term is no exception. 268 more words

Brecon Beacons

Bushcraft: Harvesting wild mushrooms

Harvesting mushrooms from woodlands can provide a tasty and nutritious meal but you need to know what your are collecting because mushrooms can also be deadly poisonous. 285 more words