Author Archives: Ian

About Ian

Trying to live a preparedness lifestyle, developing new skills to help me strive for that better life. This will serve as a memoir for myself and my family, friends and anyone who is interested as we take this crooked path towards an infinite destination.

Understanding Crypto Currencies – Part 4 Blockchain basics and what is a Bitcoin?

It’s been a while since Part 3, I wanted to be very sure of this section so took some time to personally invest further into different crypto’s to make sure I understood the basics, there is still a lot to … Continue reading

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Understanding Crypto Currencies – Part 3 So how did we get to where we are in our society today?

In Part two we looked at how an isolated community may establish a currency, in this blog we look historically at money. Many countries in olden times had chosen gold or silver as coinage, the reasoning being that the rare … Continue reading

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Understanding Crypto Currencies – Part 2 So is that Money?

Part 1 doesn’t still doesn’t really explain money though? So, let’s look at this another way, hypothetically if we took a small group of people, 1000 or so, and dumped them on an island (always my go to when trying … Continue reading

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Understanding Crypto Currencies – Part 1 A beginner’s challenge

Join me on my journey of Money and Crypto currencies. Continue reading

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LK-35 Backpack Modification Part 2

In Part 1 we identified a few design modification potentials for the LK-35, in this blog I expected to have delivered the Swedish webbing pouch set, however there has been a further two week delay and the suppliers. Nevertheless, I … Continue reading

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LK-35 Backpack Modification Part 1

Inspired by  a video review by McQ Bushcraft I liked the idea of a traditional metal framed backpack, so wanted to try out the LK-35 backpack for myself. The basic pack can be sourced for as little as £12.50 in … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

A little late but still I hope everyone had a great Christmas break and have started the year off with plenty of plans to make the ‘dash’ count? We’re making headway with our small patch of woodland and I’ve started … Continue reading

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