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 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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Paleo – Part 3 – 3 Month Cholesterol Results

Since starting on the Paleo journey, the one thing that had been playing on my mind was Cholesterol levels, knowing they were high at the start of this journey, my concern was that they could potentially get worse. In this … Continue reading

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