Bushcraft Minimalism – outdoor adventure in the forest with the minimal kit

What are the essential basic items you need to ensure your survival in a forest environment? Excluding knowledge, skills and experience, there are a few simple bits of kit which can make your life much easier when out in the bush. While it’s tempting to invest in bagloads of expensive gear, bushcraft equipment can beContinue reading “Bushcraft Minimalism – outdoor adventure in the forest with the minimal kit”

Chinese firelighter bracelet field test

This is a paracord bracelet I ordered online from China as it, purportedly, has a firestick and whistle as part of the locking mechanism. I decided to try it out whilst out walking in the bush and these are the results. A normal sized firestick usually takes 2 or 3 strikes on Birch bark dustContinue reading “Chinese firelighter bracelet field test”