WHAT IS BUSHCRAFT?
The Oxford English Dictionary definition of Bushcraft is "skill in matters pertaining to life in the bush."
To us it’s a celebration of ancient crafts, without going over the top. You are as likely to find us eating worms as you are to find us wearing sabre toothed tiger loin cloths!
Some companies are into hard core survivals, others bury themselves in stone age living. Others lose the plot a little in fun and games. While afraid of neither and respecting both, we take the middle line that I first embraced as a teenager in the early 70’s, "the application and enjoyment of survival techniques and ancient crafts in a modern wild camping environment." That was the working title of a book I started to write and illustrate all those years ago. I could have been Ray Mears?
Travel too far from your comfort zone in one leap and you might not want to come back, push the edge a little more each time and it becomes a welcome journey. I want to teach you to be comfortable in a wilderness zone. To reconnect, just a little at a time. I call it rehumanisation.