Even in the dampest conditions, it's possible to light a fire with a little help from nature, while a number of items can be made from materials found in the woods, including coracles (a basketwork frame covered with animal hide), shoes and bowls, while food is everywhere

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Here’s a question for a mid-afternoon daydream: if you suddenly found yourself stranded in Scottish woodland in January, could you find anything to eat?

Even in the dampest conditions, it’s possible to light a fire with a little help from nature, while a number of items can be made from materials found in the woods, including coracles (a basketwork frame covered with animal hide), shoes and bowls, while food is everywhere

Even in the dampest conditions, it’s possible to light a fire with a little help from nature, while a number of items can be made from materials found in the woods, including coracles (a basketwork frame covered with animal hide), shoes and bowls, while food is everywhere

Now, you might assume, as I did, that the answer would be no. However, going out for a walk with Patrick McGlinchey of Backwoods Survival School, based in Cambuslang, I soon learn differently.

via Eating shoots and leaves | Herald Scotland.