Sleeping Pads – A grounded view | PMags.com

My sort of backpacking  … 🙂 Winter backpacking requires more of everything: More warmth, more insulation, more gear, more equipment, etc. Sleeping pads used for winter backpacking are no different.  A person can have a...

Ooops! I almost stepped on an owl …

  Oops! I almost stepped on an owl Another lovely journey with Ben Dolphin of Walkhighlands. I never cease to be envious of this bloke! He has the job I would want if only I...

Journey with Trees

Trees for Life’s Corporate & Trusts Development Officer Joyce Gilbert trades funding application forms for a  ‘Journey of Trees’ – a Gaelic place-naming weekend of tree planting and pony trekking. Last weekend found me walking beside a couple of ponies...

Badger, Seal & Hare

Excellent post on wildlife watching … “That challenge, should you accept it, is to remain still……and quiet.” The badger, the seal and the hare – a lesson in wildlife watching

Cat Scramble podcast

Cat Scramble – a solitary walk on Exmoor. Some of you will have heard this before but I think … think … I might just be getting the hang of podcasting via my website! Don’t...

Trees for Life: Rewilding Grove

I’ve just written a wee story for Trees for Life … this is part of it … More dreams come to you. This time they begin with a long deep howl. Straightway it’s answered, and...

Paul Kirtley's Bushcraft Socks !!!

Oh Wow !!! My socks are now famous !!! One thing I was very impressed with was hand made for me. To be more precise a pair were made for me. Following her attendance on...

Myth & Moor: Dreaming awake

Wednesday, February 06, 2013 Dreaming awake Nattadon morning 1 “I write fantasy because it’s there. I have no other excuse for sitting down for several hours a day indulging my imagination. Daydreaming. Thinking up imaginary...

Bushcraft Clothing

It’s very good to find that technology still isn’t a patch on a sheep 🙂 Gary Waidson (friends call him Wayland, he says he’s “a freelance Viking”) of Ravenlore gives a very good outline of...

Intermediate Bushcraft Skills: An Exercise in Elimination

This article is very good and true about life in general … At first, learning bushcraft is about gaining fundamental knowledge and basic techniques, learning the most useful and widely-applicable elementary bushcraft skills. These bushcraft...

Simple Trekking Pole Monopod

Light Pack Backpacking: Simple Trekking Pole Monopod. Mmmm – interesting, nust follow this up.   Celltic Shaman  Taleweaver Writer    Facebook     Blog My profiles:

Coppet Hill – prep for spirit walk

Wonderful walk yesterday. Prepping the Spirit Walk for 18 Feb, so I walked the way we’re going to go that day. The walk’s a bit over 4.5 miles and mostly downhill or flat after the...

18 Feb 2012 – Shaman's Walk

1-day walk-shops in the Welsh Marches. The first one is on the 18th Feb 2012, over Coppett Hill and along the Wye. Places limited, if this sounds like your cup of tea do contact me...