Shelter and Clothing

Keeping Warm in Winter

Keeping Warm in Winter

Heating the cottage with just the firebox on the range and no mains back-up made you very inventive at keeping the heat in.

Prepping: When Have You Got Enough Stuff?

Prepping: When Have You Got Enough Stuff?

To me and mine there is no point at all in surviving whatever calamity befalls us only to find we are totally and utterly miserable due to an oversight during the prepping stage.

How to Make an Emergency Shelter in 5 Minutes or Less

How to Make an Emergency Shelter in 5 Minutes or Less

Your footing gives way and you body is immersed in 45º water. The clock is ticking. Within 15 minutes, you’ll begin to lose dexterity in your fingers. You need shelter and fire.

US military begins constructing Ebola clinics surrounded by wire

US military begins constructing Ebola clinics surrounded by wire

Construction on one of several field clinics being built by the American military in Liberia is currently underway, but media reports indicate that it looks much more like a prison than an actual hospital for Ebola patients.

How Body Odour Can Save Your Life In A SHTF Situation

How Body Odour Can Save Your Life In A SHTF Situation

Leaving your home smelling of perfume and soap will make you stand out in the very smelly crowd, and will allow people to work out where you are and the direction you are travelling in

What Preppers Need Most of All in Their Shoes

What Preppers Need Most of All in Their Shoes

If the grid went down tomorrow, the type of shoes you’re wearing could make or break you.

Ironing Day Using Flat Irons: The Blight of My Life

Ironing Day Using Flat Irons: The Blight of My Life

There were two types of iron years ago, the solid metal ones, flat irons which was what I had, and box iron, a similar thing, but the top of the iron where the handle is, lifted up letting you put hot embers inside to save keep reheating it.

How to Build a Warm Shelter Out of Everyday Materials in Your Home

How to Build a Warm Shelter Out of Everyday Materials in Your Home

There are ways using common household materials to keep warm when your home’s walls are insufficient to keep the proper temperature or even destroyed outright.

Best Protective Clothing: Add These Items To Your Survival Kit

Adding Protective Clothing to Your Survival Kit

Harsh UV rays, poisonous plants, insect bites and changing weather are all reasons why you should have essential protective clothing while you are outdoors. Learn more about which clothing items are the best suited to have on you while in the great outdoors.

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