When The Fires Burn

A UK prepping site researching, discussing and planning for the world this may become when the lights go out, chaos reigns.... and the fires burn.



Using Mylar Bags For Long Term Food Storage

Food ranks highly in anyone’s prepping activities and while I have rotating food stocks, I wanted to look at some longer term storage for raw ingredients as a further backstop should the SHTF.  I decided to try some Mylar bags… Continue Reading →

Food Preps: Foods to Stockpile

In case of an emergency, you want to be prepared with a store of food to keep you and your dependents going through the duration be it a couple of days or much longer. Some prepping sites focus on foods… Continue Reading →

Prepping: Off-Grid Cooking

As part of any prepping store, we all need to have arrangements to cook food and boil water should the supplies of gas and/or electricity not be available. You ideally need a range of facilities to cover short term, long… Continue Reading →

The “4 Block” Rocket Stove

This is a great video showing how to make a rocket stove out of four two-hole concrete blocks.  The arrangement is straightforward and quite ingenious. A rocket stove uses kindling sticks to...

Handy Item: Pump Bottles

Another handy item I’ve just acquired from Ebay is these nice little 50ml airless pump bottles.  I plan on using them initially for toiletry items like shampoo, shower gel and shaving gel.  They could come in useful as food liquid… Continue Reading →

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