You’re such a Bear Grylls wannabe

Every now and then friends, work colleagues and even members of my family question me ” why do I do Scouting?”, you don’t get paid for scouting so why would you spend all your free time and not get a single penny for giving up that precious time, the Young people’s Parents see you as a free child care evening or weekend when you go … Continue reading You’re such a Bear Grylls wannabe

Great Gift ideas for Father’s Day

With Father’s Day just a few weeks away- Sunday June 18th 2017, Ive come up with some ideas for the Camping Dad that will show your dad how much you love and appreciate him – and know him! TBS- The Ultimate Fire Steel Buy it here This is my go to Fire steel, a used fire steel that gives out a good spark for the … Continue reading Great Gift ideas for Father’s Day

Tips for taking young children Camping

  Recently after the numerous appearances of my Daughter- Producer Grace on the recent vlogs & Podcasts, I’ve been asked if I have any tips/advice on taking young children i.e. Babies/toddlers camping. It got me thinking as I haven’t taken Grace camping yet as she’s a bit young and hasn’t hinted to me that she wants to go camping at night. We’ve done camping in … Continue reading Tips for taking young children Camping

Review on a Basic Carving Course I attended

I recently attended a basic carving day run by a very talented scout leader. I set off nice and early on a Sunday morning for a 1 hour drive, I didn’t know much about the course, what it would entail, I knew that I had 1 project I wanted to achieve by the end of the course – a beetle. It’s basically a wooden mallet … Continue reading Review on a Basic Carving Course I attended