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.

Survivalist Wisdom 

“In the world there is nothing more submissive and weak than water. Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong nothing can surpass it” Lao-Tzu My thoughts – as the rain lashed down here today, thoughts about flash floods … Continue reading

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Podcast Recommendation -Paul Kirtley

Having discovered a new podcast this week, Paul Kirtley at episode 15, it was great to listen to Paul interview John Rensten on Urban Foraging, John had a good sense of humour and really connected you to the aspects of … Continue reading

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Survivalist Wisdom

“Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die” – G.K. Chesterton My thoughts – Having seen  first hand  the courage of another person fighting to survive … Continue reading

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Survivalist Wisdom

“If water is scarce, travel at night with a slow steady pace to keep from sweating” My comments:  Perspiration wastes water, it can be reduced by wearing the correct clothing, lack of water intake, dehydration, is a serious life threatening … Continue reading

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Survivalist wisdom

I’ve been handed the “survivalist little book of Wisdom” that’s apparently been sitting on my mums bookshelf for the past 20 years! By David Scott (USA), no idea how it ended up here but could have been from my late … Continue reading

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Paleo – Part 1 – A Lifestyle Change

Around December 2015 we went through a traumatic time with health, as it turned out luckily it wasn’t anything too serious, but it made us think seriously about diet. As an avid follower of Jack Spirco’s podcast I was vaguely … Continue reading

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The Bee Diaries – Part 12 -New Bees Please

In Part 11 we alluded to the fact that the colony may be in trouble as we found that the queen had died over winter, the colony, as we dreaded, eventually died off as there was nothing that we could … Continue reading

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