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Question Anyone Remember, Self Sufficient Blog??

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Ronnieman, May 15, 2014.

  1. Ronnieman

    Ronnieman Engaging Member

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    Alright chaps,

    to you guys who have been here a while, or mods..

    A while back there was a chap who used to post on here links to his blog about, his and his families journey into living a completely self sufficientl life.

    If I remember correctly he was living in a caravan, whilst building a little timber framed house, and would post stories of his escapades hunting and building and generally life in the sticks.

    Anyway me and the wife are undertaking a somewhat similar adventure albeit, a little less wholesale, and therefore wanted to read it again for an tips.

    If you remember it let me know of post the link I would be much appreciated.

    Cheers,

    Jon.
     
  2. allrightscud

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    http://www.airgunforum.co.uk/forums...unter-s-Chronicles?highlight=fieldcraft+books

    Funny you mentionit, I came across it last night after searching fieldcraft books. Its titled Hunters Chronicle, I was wantingto see if anyone had any good book recomendations and found his thread. Its a very interesting read. I've not read it all but will. He has a self published book of his blog and journey also. Its inspired me to try a 2 week period of self sufficency. See how it goes. Eat only what I've grown, hunted or foraged myself, except coffee that is. Wine and ciders sorted as I have a stash from last autum.


     
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    Thankyou very much,

    Its been 18months or so since i read any..

    Fair play, we won't be totally self sufficient but a lot more than most,
     
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    Ronnieman, here a good book I would recommend. It was written as a year long experiment of being a hunter gatherer on a smallholding. Its quite a good read and has loads of tips. Its written month by month so also good to refer to, to see what the authur survived on for that particular time of year. Its called The Wild Life By John Lewis Stemple.

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/0385613903/ref=oh_details_o02_s00_i01?ie=UTF8&psc=1
     
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    He was turfed off the plot of land he was living on as he was building a house on it.

    Currently residing in a house somewhere in the locale he was living in.

    Also trying to make a living from an air rifle trading website!
     
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    just orderd a copy....thanks i had no idea this book existed :)
     
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    Think I might read it again now I've remembered about it myself.
     
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    Cheers guys thats a great help! We will be doing something very similar :up:

    Cant wait, only about 5 weeks now till we move to our smallholding! :eek:
     

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