A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.17 – Wilderness Survival Skills School

A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.17 – Wilderness Survival Skills School

"A man raised in one part of the desert would know its flora and fauna backwards. He knew which plant attracted game. He knew his water. He knew where there were tubers underground. In other words, by naming all the 'things' in his territory, he could always count on survival."  A line from Bruce Chatwin’s,  [...]
Scout’s Honour

Scout’s Honour

Our favourite Scout,  Homer Simpson,  is slightly older than the recently announced youngest-ever Chief Scout, Bear Grylls   Along with another one of our favourites, Ernest Borgnine, in an episode of the Simpsons entitled "Boy-Scoutz n the Hood", we are treated to a very laid-back Homer giving us a classic line which seems to have been [...]