Entries by Selco

Top Tips – Items to Stockpile

  I’m constantly seeing articles with titles like“ things that gonna disappear when SHTF“ or“ things that you need to stock up when SHTF“, better still, “Top 10/50/100(!) Items to stock before SHTF” or something in that way. And then, in the article, author goes with huge number of items that will be gone when […]

Stuff – Concerns on ‘Over Attachment’

In one comment on my previous article I received an excellent comment (thanks Nick!) about what lessons he learned while going through Hurricane Irma, and how that event change some of his views about prepping. He got the points that I wrote about for long time ago, and I still repeat it from time to […]

In At The Deep End…

  There is a whole range of situations that look completely different in real life situation than in the survival ‘realm’ on youtube. It is normal that you can not bring full scale of reality in training situation but still some things needs to be shown more real then they are shown in usual shows […]

Old Guys…

  My great uncle was a drinking man, he would drink heavily from the moment when he woke up until the moment he went to bed, but I do not remember ever seeing him stumbling, walking funny or having problems with his speech. When he was at home his favorite spot was on the couch […]

Answers to Readers Questions (Part One)

  I asked you in one of my previous posts what you would like to see or read here on blog and your answers were great, actually I did not expect so many comments and questions. There are some comments and demands about topics that I already wrote here yes, and there are some new. […]

Full Circle…?

  I wrote my first survival article-comment some 7 years ago, and I still remember why I wrote it, what “pushed” me to sit down and write it so people who read/discuss survival over the internet for years can read my opinion. I was checking the survival forums to learn something about wilderness survival because […]

Skills And Training

I have just finished delivering another ‘Mile In My Shoes’ (MIMS) down here in the Balkans. As always it was a great event with many insights both for the students and me. Having finished the course I got to thinking more about training in the survival and preparedness community. Learning real survival skills in the […]

Under Pressure

  A month or two ago or so I made (promise to myself, and others too) a decision that I will write posts on my blog more often, because of a few reasons, first and most important is that you folks react positively on posts and want to read new posts more often, other reasons […]

‘Ordinary Day’

  A lot of people wonder what an ‘ordinary day’ was like during the SHTF. I was thinking on this and remembered this day. I think it is a good illustration and answers this question… It’s odd to say but we were often glad of ‘ordinary days’ when not to bad things happened…   Rain […]