Doctor! Doctor!: Brain-Freeze by Web

Doctor! Doctor!: Brain-Freeze by Web

When our website went down (to where, we don’t quite know) it was a brain-freeze moment until our talking Haynes Manual, Matt Densley came to the rescue.  Along with his explanation came reassurance, and the follow up adjustment meant a brain-freeze melt, and no after effects. It would have been helpful to have some equivalent [...]
Bleeding Bank Notes…

Bleeding Bank Notes…

Slow reactions, not enough investment, economic decline, the list goes on. Reasons or excuses, the domino effect of high street businesses struggling  extends a death - knell further than the high street through a vampire-like sucking of the lifeblood of businesses. `For Sale/Rent' signs can be witnessed by driving around any business or industrial park/estate and, [...]
More than Ready: Prepared

More than Ready: Prepared

Look around the numbers and, if equipping yourself with statistics, get some probability for an emergency. Fuelled both by the Winter Olympics  and extended British Winter, much discussion continues here at Step-Up  HQ  about metaphoric mountains.  Having likened the climbers and their mountains and considered  skills for survival in a wilderness  it was interesting to [...]
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,  [...]