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Sailing to treasure island

On a recent trip to the Lake District, we used our sailing boat and canoe to get out to an … [Read more]

June 11, 2012 at 1:26 pm

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A simple and fun flower for garden foraging is the Sunflower. Most of the Sunflower plant can be eaten. From … [Read more]

July 24, 2015 at 7:50 am
BBQ RUB Chicken

This is the best BBQ rub campfire recipe you will ever find. Ingredients for The Mighty Eagle BBQ rub Olive … [Read more]

July 21, 2015 at 12:46 am
Recipes | No comments
Barberry | Berberrie is toxic when eaten

My youngest daughter has an enviable appetite for fruit, however the other day she nearly picked and ate a poisonous … [Read more]

July 20, 2015 at 1:19 pm
Foraging | No comments
Dog Rose

The Dog Rose is the UK’s most common wild rose. It grows in most hedgerows, although less often found in … [Read more]

July 20, 2015 at 11:46 am
Broad Bean Flowers

Like peas, broad beans (also known as fava beans) are legumes; good sources of protein, carbohydrates and vitamins (A, B1 … [Read more]

July 18, 2015 at 10:05 am
Foraging, Recipes | No comments
How to tie a figure 8 knot

Putting on a harness is really simple – but if done wrong can be deadly. The key is to double … [Read more]

July 17, 2015 at 7:07 am
Activities, Climbing | No comments
Green hazel nuts

Mid July is the right time to go out and start finding the hazelnut carrying trees in preparation for their … [Read more]

July 16, 2015 at 9:17 am
Activities, Foraging, Summer | No comments
Giant Hogweed

Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum), was reported in the Independent this morning as being the cause of a child being injured. … [Read more]

July 15, 2015 at 1:58 pm
Problems may not be obvious. Have a good look under panels and furnishings.

Ebay is full of second caravans at this time of year. Some are bargains – others are damp boxes with … [Read more]

July 14, 2015 at 4:08 pm
Mac & Cheese

After a long day on the trail, you may have some pretty hungry kids. This is a great carb load … [Read more]

July 14, 2015 at 8:15 am