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Flax Cordage

Flax Phormium tenax is a plant from New Zealand that is pretty common in gardens and public spaces in Scotland. I learnt about the plant from Simon and Carol West, on a recent… 288 more words


Quick and easy tent pegs

The more skills you learn, the less gear you need to carry into the woods. Even the small things can make a big difference.


Getting out of the elements fast!!!

Here is one way for multiple people to get out the elements fast with just a tarp. Another method, if its just yourself, is to lie on one corner grab that corner and roll yourself into a waterproof burrito. 16 more words


Rare Earth Radio

This week’s ” Outdoors, Nature, Adventures, Escapades,” radio* is a bit thin I’m afraid, but nevertheless here it is:

Saturday 12th August

The only thing showing up today is a 6.07 Radio 4 repeat of last week’s… 606 more words

Vacation is here

So I love vacation, like everyone. Woodcarving is a part of my vacation. I have committed to studying woodcarving as well as doing it.  Reading in detail, Ivan Willock’s book, “Caring Eyes, Features, and Expressions,” and also “Carving Eyes” by Jeff Phares.   46 more words