Coastal survival’s 10 years old.

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Nearly 10 years ago I was tasked with the request to run a “post apocalyptic Coastal Survival course” as the group who had assisted in the post Tsunami aid operation in Thailand, were unable to find such a course anywhere in the Uk, it was a reunion get together and…

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Cooking and foraging wild mushrooms in the forest

Cooking Wild mushrooms

Wild mushrooms? I love foraging for the same reason I enjoy looking for tracks; it slows me down. It pays to be careful where you place your feet when looking for mushrooms, as I learnt when John Rensten took us on a wild mushroom hunt, near Lyndhurst in the New…

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Mushroom foraging and cooking course in the New Forest

Mushroom foraging and cooking course

Mushroom forage and cook with John Rensten and Coastal Survival. New Forest. October 2017. On the 14th of October I had the opportunity to continue my personal development training and attend a mushroom foraging and cooking, identification course in the idyllic woodland of The New Forest. The course was hosted…

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Wild first aid – introduction.

Wild first aid, seaweed plaster, coastal survival

Introduction from the next handbook I’m writing (raw and unedited) Wild first aid. Before you step out the door, so to speak, you really do want to have some basic knowledge of first aid, if your stepping out into the wilder parts, you really should have an advanced knowledge of…

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New bushcraft blogspot

Basic navagation course

Our lead instructor Fraser Christian lives off grid and off the land and sea – a true bushcrafter who uses valuable skills on an everyday basis. We have persuaded him to share recipes, ideas and skills on this new bushcraft blogspot so watch this space for some interesting articles.  In the…

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