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FOREST BATHING Engaging your senses

Being in nature can make us feel good. We have known this for centuries. The sounds of the forest, smell of the trees, the sunlight...

Creating the heat.

As the temperature here in Sweden is -19°c at the moment, i thought i would share a warming post. Fire and the steps in its making. Fire...

Winter paddle

Rain, snow, early nights and limited amounts of daylight. Paddling through winter can be very beautiful and rewarding. You need to...

Tourniquets yes or no?

There are a lot of misconceptions about the use of tourniquets to treat serious bleeding. A tourniquet is a device that applies pressure...

The perfect coffee

Nothing quite like enjoying a freshly brewed cup of coffee once you have climbing out of your sleeping bag. I feel that coffee, like food...

It's cold outside

With the temperature about to drop to around -15 here in Johannisholm, Sweden this week. I thought I would write about Hypothermia and...

Winter fire lighting

Fire is important in cold weather, not only it provides a means to prepare food, it ables you to get warm and to melt snow and ice for...

Autumn canoeing

The birch leaves are turning yellow and starting to fall to the ground the smell of wood smoke is in the air. This is one of my favorites...