"Foulbog" The name of the rural house to my right as I drove over the line separating the Scottish Borders from Dumfries and Galloway which made me giggle. On a par with "Cauldhame", another building moniker I've seen on a walk which would surely make you re-think whether it was the best place to live … Continue reading Foulbog to Dryfehead
Today I made a collapsible bucksaw. Thanks to @simon_a_bloke_in_the_woods for the inspiration and instructions. Works really well but will need to make a bag to store it in next. #bushcraft #outdoors #bucksaw #bucksaws Here's the link to Simon's video. https://youtu.be/RnYy4V7fJeY
Young Johnston and I have built a wood store. 🔥
Recently there have been a lot of weather, snow and wind and rain, but you might never have known it walking down the quiet wooded path. The only evidence of rain was the absolutely sodden ground we moved across. The light breeze moved the trees in the sunshine, throwing shadows across our muddy footsteps as … Continue reading Building a Den
A February break with nowhere to go, what do you do? Bernie has been in need of some new storage and finally here was a few days where I could maybe manage some time in the garage. First thing to do was remove the walking poles, ice axe and their mount from the side wall … Continue reading Bernie Needs More Shelving
Teepee building in the garden today. Young Johnston has a new bedroom.
Another in the series of things we've built to improve our garden (now called the race track), entertain Young Johnston and get us through lockdown! A go kart!
Another in the series of things we've built to improve our garden, entertain Young Johnston and get us through lockdown! A sand pit!