I am lucky to have been shown a few safe mushrooms to pick by my wife. My wife is Polish and in Poland it is very normal to go out picking wild mushrooms and utilising them into diet. Mushrooms in Poland are normally either dried or pickled for storage. Now I only pick what I…Continue Reading
Turmat dehydrated food. I came across these whilst taking part in the Fjällräven Classic in Sweden earlier this year. They where supplied by Fjällräven to all hikers and my first thought was the weight of each portion. As they are dehydrated they weigh next to nothing compared to wet MRE meals. I chose a mixture…Continue Reading
My eldest was taking part in a scout camp so I thought I’d go help setup and claim a night out in the hammock. I’d been to this area before so knew where I would hang but unfortunately the sheep where grazing in that field so had to improvise. The trees on this estate are…Continue Reading
The Fjallraven Classic Sweden 2017 in aid of SARS999.org.uk The Fjallraven Classic Sweden | Initially the plan was to fly to Stockholm and spend a week walking through a nearby National Park. That plan was thwarted once the wife had seen an advert online for the Fjallraven Classic Sweden which follows part of the Kungsleden route….Continue Reading
One of my favourite things whilst out in open is camp cooking. I have many different methods, coolers and recipes that I like to use but my favourite item to cook in is a Dutch oven. No depending on where I am I sometime use the Dutch oven on top of my frontier stove but…Continue Reading
Just finished a set of day shifts and fancied a walk out in the woods. Thought I’d go and have a look to see if any mushrooms where up and stop somewhere for a coffee so I took my lk35 bag with a few bits in it. I had packed my Swiss army stove, kuksa,…Continue Reading
I awoke around 05:00 it was still not quiet light I got up made a fire and went for a swim and in the distance I could hear Wolves calling it was magical.
I had about 2 hours by myself before the troops started to awake so we had breakfast and made our way to Torsby