A few weeks ago I decided to build one of these really cool primitive torches which I’ve seen at Youtube. I thought that it would be easy as pie – but it wasn’t. 😉 HOW DID I PROCEED? At the first try I took a dry hazel branch and split one end in four equal … Mehr Building a primitive torch
“In many shamanic societies, if you came to a medicine person complaining of being disheartened, dispirited, or depressed, they would ask one of four questions: „When did you stop dancing? When did you stop singing? When did you stop being enchanted by stories? When did you stop being comforted by the sweet territory of silence?” … Mehr When did you stop dancing?
I’ve ordered one of these really big ferro rods, and I am pleasently surprised about the huge the sparks. 🙂 A few days ago I found a piece of cherry wood, and I decided to use it as a handle for the ferro rod. So I took the drilling machine and made a hole in the wood, … Mehr Making a simple ferro rod handle
Hello again! 🙂 I am back from a short trip to Amrum, a beautiful little island in north sea. I am back…but a part of me will always stay there. I am back…and I am homesick. Yeah, it felt like home when I strolled along the beaches or took a walk in the huge, snow … Mehr Homesick
I got a great birthday gift from my lovely sister: The outdoor cookware from Innootech. *yaay* Last weekend the weather was (mostly) good, and so I went out to do some cooking and testing the new gear. 🙂 The Inootech outdoor cookware package contains 11 pieces: 1 pan, 1 pot and 1 lid (coated) 1 … Mehr Review: Inootech Outdoor Cookware
A few days ago I made glue out of pine resin which I’ve collected in the woods. It’s pretty easy and you can use it in various situations. To build a glue stick, you need the following things: some pine resin a small quantity of charcoal a small branch / stick an old container / … Mehr How to make natural glue
to my new website. I am glad you’re here. 🙂 My name is Meike and I love being outdoors. I’ve got a deep interest in things like bushcraft and survival, and I also love edible wild plants and my garden, in which I grow some food. Being outdoors is my elixir of life, and if … Mehr Welcome