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.



Cody Lundin – 98.6 Degrees, The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive

I have recently finished reading Cody Lundin’s survival guide “98.6 Degrees, The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive” having bought it in one of my recent library additions. This is a strange review for me for two contradictory reasons: I… Continue Reading →

Nature is indifferent to the survival of the human species, including Americans. Adlai E. Stevenson

DIY Survival Fire Starter Log

A thread on UK Preppers led me to this great video from CrazyRussianHacker on YouTube. I've seen some of his other ...

Wood Stock: Building A Wood Store

Whether you are prepping for short or long term issues, having a store of burnable wood is at the very least desirable, if not essential. It doesn’t even need to be just for SHTF situations. Every year, when spending an… 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...

Survival Kit Using A Condor VA7 Pack Insert

A good survival kit layout using a condor VA7 pack insert. There's quite a bit of equipment in the kit and the condor VA7, which I hadn't heard of before, has a well laid out interior.

Handy EDC Item: Sewing Kit

As part of my EDC kit I was looking for a basic and compact sewing kit for those times when a button needs fixing back on or a minor repair is needed.  After doing some searches I found this Micro/Mini… Continue Reading →

Small Tremor or Big Bang

In your prepping activities, are you prepping for smaller but negative changes in your world or one big bang that changes everything forever? What I mean by that is that there are smaller issues we might come up against where… Continue Reading →

Where to Prep – Part 1 – Criteria

Once you’ve decided to start prepping one of the first things you need to decide is where to store your supplies and equipment. I am assuming for the purpose of this article that we are talking about your home or… Continue Reading →

Solar Envy

The number of houses with solar panels fitted is increasing to the point where they are a common sight along many streets. In our current situation, they can offer free power and/or reduced electricity bills. I was wondering what effect… Continue Reading →

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