Of all the different items i make, the one that is my favourite and also seems to be the most popular among my customers is the Viking style possibles pouch. This pouch is based on one that i purchased several years ago at a medieval re-enactors fair from a craftsman whom i have had the… Read More What DO Vikings keep in their pouches?
I happen to be fairly lucky in that not only do i get paid to do a job i love – making Leatherwork, i also get paid to do another job that i love… teaching Bushcraft. Not that i teach a LOT of bushcraft you understand but every so often i get asked to give… Read More From Crafter to Teacher…
When i first set up my fledgling business the idea was to sell stuff purely online. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve sold a lot of stuff through the internet but it becomes a very insulated world when you don’t get to meet your customers face to face. For that reason (and various others) i decided… Read More It’s that time of the year again….
Hi guys, just thought i’d write a short blog to let you all know that some of my products are now being stocked by several suppliers. They don’t have the full range as yet but are trying different items out to see what fits best. Hopefully, we can get a regular supply to these stores… Read More To new frontiers…
So i decided to make the leap and book a pitch at the Wilderness Gathering down in Wiltshire this year. It was the first show i’ve ever attended and i must say i was very nervous. Having never been to Bison farm – not even as a member of the public – i wasn’t sure… Read More A gathering of the wild!
Well, it’s coming up on 2 years since i left my job and became self employed and whilst drinking my Latte this morning, i thought i ought to write a blog post about how things are going and what i’ve learned and noticed since i set up my business and how my life has changed….… Read More Things i’ve learned about life without a job….
We all know that Bushcraft is a massive subject and can take a lifetime to learn but not all of us have the freedom to be able to spend day after day learning new skills and perfecting exisiting ones. I am continually bewildered by the array of useful Plants and Trees that exist but find… Read More The amateur Botanist…. Part 1