Elder flower

The Elder Tree, is actually highly poisonous in every aspect, apart from the flowers and berries. In fact, the vapour … [Read more]

July 9, 2015 at 7:12 am
Foraging, Recipes, Summer | No comments
Fizzy Summer Cherry Drink

We love the summer. The sun is still shining well after the kids have come home from school, and there … [Read more]

July 8, 2015 at 9:39 am
Foraging, Recipes, Summer | No comments

Our aim at The Mighty Eagle is to get more people outdoors having fun. We spend a lot of time … [Read more]

March 6, 2013 at 1:48 pm
Activities | No comments
How to save a iPhone that gets dropped in water

What to do when the worst happens and you drop your precious iPhone in water We like adventure and generally … [Read more]

December 19, 2012 at 7:10 am
Activities | No comments
Flint and tinder

How do you get children outside when it is so cold, wet and dark? Maybe some fire-lighting is a good … [Read more]

December 14, 2012 at 2:03 pm
Activities, Fire lighting | No comments
Ice fishing for pike

Lurking in the depths of many rivers and lakes are these tooth laden monsters. In the US they are simply … [Read more]

December 10, 2012 at 11:17 am
Fishing | 1 comment

A couple of months back I was fly fishing in a small Yorkshire stream. My wife called, so I climbed … [Read more]

November 3, 2012 at 3:17 pm
Behind the scenes, Fishing | No comments
A home made ant colony

How do you set up your own ant colony? This can be done in a tank or even in your … [Read more]

July 14, 2012 at 8:00 am
Activities | 2 comments
Playing home made pan pipes

Want some campfire music? Here is how to make pan pipes. This is quite a simple musical instrument and can … [Read more]

July 13, 2012 at 6:37 am
Activities | 2 comments
The horse hair stopper made famous by Danny Champion of the World

The “horse hair stopper” was made famous in Danny The Champion of the World by Roald Dahl. In the story, … [Read more]

July 12, 2012 at 6:31 am
Activities, Game | 2 comments