Category Archives: prepping

Puttering, one way.

The route planner was set not taking more than 9 days. 5 hours a day. That daily grind limit went for a bucket of chalk after day one. Eventually we were casting off at 6.30 – 7.00 am and finishing … Continue reading

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Going 10.7 for a while.

10.7 Out of service. What else would you expect from an old-time CB’er. tomorrow starts our 9 day river and canal trip. 97 locks, 54 miles, and two oldies with the odd physical problem or two. Posting will of course … Continue reading

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Foraging 1. The fortress preppers nightmare.

What is a fortress prepper? That’s a person whose sole mission plan is to go into lock-down and only leave their facility when the emergency is over. Thus they are totally reliant on their stores and equipment they have built … Continue reading

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UK Prepper Forums

So, I thought I’d go for a browse at the state of play and one took my eye. Bit different from last time, the rules and regulations about what can be written, and thought, are typically UK aka Very PC, … Continue reading

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Unintended Consequencies

While the US is tear-arsing round the world threatening everyone, it seems calmer minds are looking on. Syria. Russia slaps Tillerson around, Iran supports them, and for Assad it’s business as usual. The UN are ground to a halt by … Continue reading

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Strike 3?

Some are calling it, ‘Sabre rattling’, I’m thinking ‘pathetic’. Rather like the firing all those cruise missiles and the bomb damage subsequently screened on multiple media outlets. It all looked pretty limp. There has been a lot of UK press … Continue reading

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Repair Unlikely

I’m a dinosaur, it’s as simple as that. Why? Because I’m old school. Something fails, breaks, or otherwise needs attention, I’m your boy. It doesn’t need to high-tech, I’ll have a go at anything. What does annoy me though is … Continue reading

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