The Tea Pot

The Tea Pot

It is a quiet morning, the light still dim. Everything seems calm and muted, even the birdsong heard through the open window. I turn on the light over the stove and set the kettle on for tea. We had a very elegant stainless steel art deco kettle, but the bottom warped...
Zodi Shower

Zodi Shower

I’ve used solar camp showers and never been happy with trying to wash myself under the dribble of tepid water they provide. The water doesn’t get hot enough, there isn’t enough of it and there isn’t enough pressure for a satisfying shower...
A Bear Et My Kayak – Part 1

A Bear Et My Kayak – Part 1

Pistol Creek Longhouse June, 2022 It had been three years since I had set up my first big longhouse – enough time to forget what a pain in the ass it was and for it to sound like a lovely idea. Why not take a couple of weeks off, set up a forty-foot longhouse on...