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Saturday, 05 February 2011 09:40

Charles William Thurlow Craig

As I get older the people that have inspired me to follow a career in outdoor education have somehow become more important and dwell at the forefront of my mind in quiet times. An individual who is at the cornerstone of this passion is Charles William “Carlos” Thurlow Craig.

Sunday, 30 January 2011 11:21

hazel catkins

The start of 2011 has been exceptionally busy for us here in Kent and the feeling that Spring is nearly upon us has prompted some “spring cleaning” and nest building of our own. We have implemented lots of alterations to our computer and paperwork systems and we have sorted kit for the start of the bushcraft season when we will be rushed off of our feet!

Tuesday, 25 January 2011 10:51

boot maintenance

With the recent success of using Wilmas Kängskosmorning leather dressing on a pair of Danner Grouse boots I thought I would try this amazing mixture of natural oils with birch and pine tar on a pair of my favourite and most trusted of footwear the Lowa Mountain Boots GTX.

Monday, 24 January 2011 09:50

Bushcraft Boot Maintenance

Disappointed with some of the recent experiments I have undertaken with various forms of leather treatments and waxes for my hardworking boots I have decided to carry out a trial with some Wilmas Kängskosmorning.

Wednesday, 05 January 2011 11:34

Badger Bushcraft

Phil Brown founder and head instructor of Kent based Outdoor Education Centre Badger Bushcraft explains how the name for the school came from a Shamanic Journey with Sarah Howcroft.

Monday, 03 January 2011 11:45

Keepguard KG550

The price of infrared trail and wildlife cameras has dropped over recent years making them affordable to most outdoor enthusiasts. We use a Keep Guard KG 550 and have had lots of fun and some interesting results with it.

Monday, 27 December 2010 13:57

Badger Skulls

I am sure it is plainly obvious but I share an affinity with the European or Eurasian badger (Meles meles) and I have a skull that my son found some years ago at a badger sett in some woodland we surveying near Canterbury in Kent.

Monday, 27 December 2010 09:29

Christmas has been a most pleasant affair this year with an opportunity to spend some quality time with family and close friends and I was very fortunate to receive some most suitable “bushcrafty” presents!

Thursday, 23 December 2010 09:06

2010 has been an exceptionally busy year for us at Badger Bushcraft and we have now finished the final bushcraft course of the year and can now look forward to getting ready for a wonderful family Christmas.

Tuesday, 21 December 2010 10:02


Once more 2010 has seen a cold snap in the lead up to Christmas and we were fortunate to have a stove in the Tentipi that we were living in last week whilst working in the snow covered woods in West Sussex.

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