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Thursday, 26 May 2011 08:20

Over the last few years we have seen a marked increase in the amount of song thrush (Turdus philomelos) that we share our small section of the Kentish landscape with and close encounters with these beautiful birds always seem to herald a powerful experience.

Sunday, 08 May 2011 10:13

With the sun beating down in this the warmest of Springs I can remember we decided to go on a forage for two of my favourite wild foods, both of which grow on some of the salt marshes here in Kent, we found both Marsh Samphire (Salicornia europaea) and Sea Purslane (Halimione portulacoides).

Saturday, 07 May 2011 21:20

Today we paid a visit to local snail farm, H and RH Escargots to see their farm and discuss how we can create links with their wonderful business. Anyone for fresh Helix aspersa maxima cooked in wild garlic and herbs?

Wednesday, 04 May 2011 10:03

One of the highlights of a series of annual events we attend each and every year is the “Bushcraft Magazine May Meet”. We are always glad to attend, share ideas and meet friends old and new – and this year the weather was amazing in our little corner of Kent!

Tuesday, 26 April 2011 17:43

Do grass snakes swim? Today I was invited to view some private woodland near our base in mid-Kent with the prospect of using the wood and farmland for running bushcraft courses, it also turned out to be a fine day for watch a grass snake swim across the lake!

Sunday, 24 April 2011 13:45

Phil was delighted to find a short clip on YouTube about Hope L. Bourne, an amazing and inspirational lady who lived and equally amazing and inspirational life on Exmoor.

Thursday, 21 April 2011 09:10

Phil Brown, Badger Bushcraft Head Instructor, is delighted to have just had an article and photograph published by The Bushcraft Magazine in the latest Spring 2011 edition about his favourite and most essential piece of bushcraft kit.

Sunday, 10 April 2011 15:14

I have a genuine love of all creatures and always marvel at the miracles of life and the natural world per se and it always pains me to disturb any creature that is going about its business, sadly I had to disturb a queen wasp as she was building her nest this afternoon.

Sunday, 03 April 2011 12:15

In this Badger Bushcraft Blog article we will show you how to make lady's smock (Cardamine pratensis) "Monsawabi" in a simple and easy to follow recipe

Saturday, 02 April 2011 08:55

In this Badger Bushcraft Blog article we will be using the wonderful and abundant ramsons or wild garlic (Allium ursinum) to make a truly delicious yet simple pesto.