Tag Archives: Water

Dog wanted a walk. I needed one too.

Tell me, does it get any better than this? I’ve always found water calms me and I’ve spoken of it before but today, on our new beach, it was lovely. A perfect chill out after loads of frustrating DIY work. … Continue reading

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Prepping: How Much Food is Enough (Updated for 2017)

Yawn, and another well thought out years worth of provisioning by a ‘definitive source’ crossed my reader. 600 lbs of rice was one listed item. Regular readers will already know that I’m not exactly a fan of fortress prepping (and … Continue reading

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Water Out

Within a few hours the neighborhood and then the town suffered from four major water main bursts. As luck would have it I was walking the dog, saw one, got told about the other three, and on scuttling home, we … 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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Profits must be down.

Finally reaching the point where electricity companies can’t squeeze anymore money out of the civilized world, they now turn their attention to those who couldn’t pay anything even if they tried. JUST over 1 billion people, or around one in … Continue reading

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Drinking Flood Water.

The end of our flood! Not bad, 3.92 metres. We were expecting worse but the river rise is slowing to only a couple of millimetres in the last hour or so. So if it doesn’t rain, that’s it, until next … Continue reading

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Distilled Water

What is it? Distilled water is water that has had many of its impurities (dissolved minerals and biological matter) removed through distillation. Distillation involves boiling the water and then condensing the steam into a clean container. Myth Time Firstly lets … Continue reading

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