Emergency Tuna Can Oil Lamp

If you are ever caught in a blackout and in need of some light, with just a can of tuna in oil and a piece of string, you can create an oil lamp that will last 2-3 hours. And if you get hungry after, you can still go ahead and eat the tuna. This is an easy way of giving yourself some extra light when needed and there are only three easy steps. 1. Put…

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Preparing For a Flood

How to Prepare For a Flood

Flooding is one of the most common disasters that we face and they can be incredibly destructive. They can claim lives and destroy properties. They can happen anywhere and at any time and for those effected, it can be a very emotional time. If unprepared, recovery from a flood can be a slow, costly, and stressful process. Whilst the UK has suffered severe flooding on so many occasions, most places are still so unprepared. There…

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Review: Freeloader Supercharger - Don't Waste Your Time

Review: Freeloader Supercharger – Don’t Waste Your Time

I purchased the Freeloader Supercharger when our local GoOutdoors store opened a couple of years ago in the sale. I believe I only paid around £30 and from the claims that the company made on the packaging, I thought I had got a bargain, how wrong I was. The Freeloader Supercharger 5V is a portable solar charger that can easily be attached to backpacks or jackets with the use of the incuded velcro straps. It…

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Stop Making These Mistakes that Make Your Home an Easy Target

Stop Making These Mistakes that Make Your Home an Easy Target

Everybody should be able to feel safe within their own home. There is no worse feeling than coming back from a trip only to find that your property has been broken in to. Whilst no one’s home is immune to a break-in, there are things that we sometimes do that make our homes an easy target. Mail Pile-up A pile-up of mail is a surefire way to let anybody know that you are definitely not…

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Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag

How to Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag

A bug out bag is a kit that you put together in advance should you ever need to grab-and-go during a crisis. This kit contains all the essential items that you would need to survive a minimum of 72 hours. Your bug out bag can be put together in a number of ways but the essential items are always the same. When following any bug out bag list, don’t think that you should include everything…

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