3 Ways to Start a Fire Without Matches

Have you ever wondered how you would start a fire if you were left without matches?  You may have already encountered this whilst camping or out exploring in the sticks, but it’s always a useful trick to know if you consider yourself a keen adventurer and have the ambition of becoming completely self-sufficient when on… Continue Reading

Raising Livestock in Your Backyard

As more people prioritise the quality of the food put into their bodies, cultivating our own food sources is becoming an increasingly popular choice. Self-sufficiency in food production allows a valuable insight into the care of livestock, their feed quality and the resulting quality of the produce. Depending on the size of land available, there… Continue Reading

Top 5 Survival Knots Every Prepper Should Know

Knot making is an essential survival skill that is worth practising regularly. You should be able to reliably tie a range of knots, even under stressful circumstances. If a knot fails, you could be stranded as your life raft floats away. It could even mean your climbing safety harness not functioning as it should. Never… Continue Reading

8 Lost Skills We Can Learn From The Amish

Think you know what it takes to survive when SHTF? What about long-term, when survival is not a matter of days or weeks but months and years? That’s where Amish wisdom becomes essential. The art of long-term survival is a challenge for most preppers because it’s hard to fully anticipate the reality. We spend as… Continue Reading

How to Transform Your Yard into a Survival Garden

Maintaining a survival garden is an excellent way to prepare for the unknown. As a matter of fact, the world is fast experiencing disasters and crises which we have little control over. How do you protect your family and loved ones? Are you concerned about how to care for your family during natural disasters? Do… Continue Reading