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Kuusamo Day 1 and 2

Day 1 Travelling day, 1st fight from Heathrow to Helsinki, where i met up up with most of the guys then the 2nd flight to Kussamo and a short coach ride to Oivanki activity center. We had quick introductions to … Continue reading

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Off to visit Santa

Sorry we have been a bit lame recently in updating the blog. ( I will get round to uploading the photos of our last forey into the woods) but we have been busy getting ourselves ready for and awesome opportunity … Continue reading

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A coppicing we will go…

Off to the woods again, this time to start preparations on our Andover youth work site. As we are still looking for a permanent site to run courses from we have had to beg borrow and steal (well not steal … Continue reading

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Ahhh.. Thats better

Well that was most enjoyable. Good food, good company and the weather wasn’t too bad -6 degrees Celsius with 2 inches of snow over 2 hours and a bit of sleet. It nearly all went horribly wrong when I kicked … Continue reading

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Off to the woods we go

Yay, first camp of the season today! It has been too long, can’t wait to get into the woods again. There is still a bit of snow on the ground, I’ve got the second book in the cave bear series … Continue reading

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Wintertrax Kit Review

I can’t say enough good things about these, a simple bit of kit that weighs very little and takes up very little pack space. They have a rubber frame that you stretch over your boots and a Velcro strap to … Continue reading

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This is snow time for staying indoors

Hedgehunter and I are off for our first camp of the season on Wed,  I just hope the snow is still about.  It’s an excellent time to brush up on our tracking skills and test our survival knowledge. There are … Continue reading

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An Out of the City Diitty

When all around you goes astray and you simply need to get away, seek the cure that nature made in a soft and tranquil wooded glade. Don’t rush back, just stay a while and let the peace restore your smile. … Continue reading

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Nature Deficit Disorder (NDD)

Nature Deficit Disorder (NDD) Along with the many pressures put on young people today, a disconnection to nature can have a profound effect. This is one of the many issues we are trying to address with our work in the … Continue reading

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