Category Archive: General Prepping Information

Survive A Three Day Electrical Blackout

Are You Prepared?How To Survive A Three Day Electric Blackout Doesn’t sound much does it…Just three days without electricity. Can’t be that difficult to get by.?Well you would think so wouldn’t you?​Let me tell you this – having no electricity for just three days will disrupt your lifestyle like you’d never believe!Yes. it really is …

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How Will Donald Trump Affect UK Prepping

How Will Donald Trump Affect UK Prepping The man has only been in office a short while and the world is already standing up and taking notice, and that very much includes us here in Great Britain, but how will Donald Trump affect UK prepping – will it be good for us or bad? Well …

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8th Bushcraft Magazine May Bank Holiday Meet

The 8th Bushcraft-Magazine May Bank Holiday Meet A Bushcraft Show Not To Missed…. On the weekend of the first May Bank Holiday, this year falling on 28th April – 1st May, the Bushcraft Magazine is holding its eigth annual gathering in Egerton, near Ashford in Kent. The May Meet is a great opportunity to book …

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How To Tie Knots For Survival Essential Prepping Skill

How To Tie Knots For Survival Essential Prepping Skillit is well worth learning this skill – knowing how different knots can be used in different circumstances will make sure you remain safe and secure. Some knots can be adapted for many situations and are multi-functional, whilst other are very specific to a certain task – either …

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Doomsday Prepping – The Ultimate Prepper

Doomsday Prepping – Are You Ready For Anything? I’m a Doomsday Prepper and I’m prepping for everything..!Yeah right, of course you are… We here that all the time from the more extreme preppers around the world. But what does it actually mean to different people who consider themselves to be preppers? Prepper Level 1 (basic)Some …

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EDC Must Have Gear | FireMask F60

EDC Must Have Survival Emergency GearCarrying your EDC to and from work is common amongst us preppers. But there are areas we travel in that make an EDC essential and there is one item that is absolutely essential to pack.The FireMask F60:   Skip straight to video review here:  |   Skip straight to prices & availability here: …

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Could your Survive a Blackout

Could You Survive A BlackoutWhat Would You Do In A Total UK Blackout Electricity is taken for granted by just about everyone here in the UK, except in the wilds and maybe us preppers!But, have you ever stopped to think what would happen if there was a total blackout and shutdown of the power grid …

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Could You Find Supplies After SHTF

Could You Find Supplies After SHTF A prepper is far more ready for the SHTF than your average Joe Soap If the time were ever to come and disaster was to strike, it would be chaos.  As soon as the SHTF, anything could, and probably would go very bad, very fast. As a prep­per you …

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Survival Myths That Could Get You Killed

Top 5 Survival Myths That Could Get You Killed Here’s some survival myths that could get you killed, in fact they are not really myths at all, because some people have some strange ideas about prepping and survival. Even the experts differ on many techniques that should be used if you were ever faced with …

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How To Survive A Worst Case SHTF Situation

How To Survive A Worst Case SHTF Situation Being able to survive is all about knowledge, preparation and training. If you can survive the for first 30 days of a SHTF disaster, you give yourself a 90% higher chance of surviving that disaster. However, knowing just how to survive a worst case SHTF situation takes a …

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What Is OPSEC

What Is OPSEC..? OPSEC is a military term that’s often used in the prepping and survival world? It stands for: Operations Security or Operational Security and is a measure of whether critical information can be passed on or leaked to a third party.In a nutshell it’s all about making sure none of the bad guys …

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How To Stealth Camp | Rucksack Setup and Equipment You Need

How To Stealth Camp In The UkThe art of good Stealth Camping is really quite simple, although there are those that want to make it into some sort of science! Essentially Stealth Camping is the art of non detention. It’s all about going into somewhere (insertion) staying for a pre-determined time (observation), and then leaving …

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Basic Survival Skills – Signalling and Communication

Basic Survival SkillsSurvival Signalling And Communication  In a disaster situation where you actually WANT to be rescued, your signalling and communication skills need to be much higher up on your list of survival priorities.In fact these skills rank around number 4, even before food, as a means of being rescued needs to be set up …

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Building A Supply Stash For Hunkering Down And Bugging In

The Importance Of Building A Supply Stash For Hunkering Down And Bugging In Everyone should have at least one months food and supplies stored in their homes before the SHTF If your one of the hundreds of thousands of citizens who haven’t got yourself at least one months supplies of food and equipment, then it’s …

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How To Make Perfect Beef Jerky

How To Make Perfect  Beef Jerky For Prepping & SurvivalJerky has been making a resurgence lately. Whether it’s due to the maker movement, or the popularity of low-carb diets, this tasty snack has made a comeback. For prepping and survival, Jerky is a very good food to have with you and knowing how to make …

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Simple Safe Water Purification

Simple Safe Water Purification Methods For Preppers Water is life – simple as that really. Unless your super human, lasting much more than three days without water spells death, and a quite unpleasant one at that. So what is one of the best and easiest ways to achieve Safe Water Purification?​ There are plenty of …

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Making A Small Neck Knife Sheath

Making A Small Knife Sheath for a Nordic Knife  Last year I wrote an ‘how to’ article about Making A Nordic Knife after attending a blacksmith class. This year I am following it up with, How To Make A Small Knife Sheath for my Nordic knife. The knife itself is quite small at only 4″ long …

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How To Go Wild Camping In The UK

How To Go Wild Camping In The UKTake nothing but pictures, Leave nothing but footprints, Kill nothing but time. Aaahhh, the great outdoors. You can’t beat it. Old or young, camping is both mentally and physically uplifting for all members of the family. Pitching your family tent on a deluxe camp site with hot showers …

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Top 5 Prepping Items Every Female Prepper Should Have

Guest Article By: Emma Walsh At last, Female Preppers are on the riseno longer is it the domain of the macho man to save the word. Without a doubt, over the years prepping has been a very much male orientated pastime. With a view that women just can’t hack it. But, for you die hard …

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Bushcraft Magazine May Weekend Meet 2016

Survival and Bushcraft Shows for 2016 The Bushcraft-Magazine May Weekend Meet. Knowledge is King…!  What better way to increase your survival and bushcraft knowledge than actually seeing how things are done. There are exhibitions and shows happening all the time, but some stand out as true bushcraft shows, offering all things survival and bushcraft. Local …

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Over The Counter Essential Preppers Medicines

Over The Counter Essential Preppers Medicines In a SHTF situation my first response would be to ram raid the nearest chemists…! Without some of the simplest medication in your stockpile you are reducing your chances of survival by a huge amount.So ask yourself: is it really worth stockpiling over-the-counter (OTC) drugs?My answer to that is …

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Prepping The Best Family Hobby Ever

Prepping – The Best Family Hobby Ever Prepping, for a lot of people, starts of as a tiny spark of your conscience  telling you that just maybe you should have a few ‘back up’ items in your home, just in case.You might see a few disturbing things on the TV and wonder, could they happen …

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Citizen Survivors Handbook | Book Review

The Citizen Survivor’s Handbook Available from:The Amazon Book Store Kindle Edition & Paperback CITIZEN SURVIVOR’S HANDBOOK”Post Apocalyptic Humour At Its Best”BOOK REVIEWThe Citizen Survivor’s Handbook’ is a work of fiction. However, it is heavily influenced by the propaganda published in Britain during the 1940s.During this time, particularly after the British evacuation of Dunkirk, there was …

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Prepping Home Defence Plan For UK Preppers

Prepping Home Defence Plan For UK PreppersAs a UK Prepper you must have a solid Home Defence Plan Even the most uneducated person can see the sense in having insurance for an unknown situation. Everyone knows how important it is to try and plan for events that could effect your family and your way of …

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Prepper Burnout and Fatigue

Do You Suffer From Prepper Burnout and Fatigue ? Overthinking & Overplanning your prepping plan is the most common reason for Prepper Burnout and Fatigue ​Why do we all prep? The reasons may differ, but the basic concept is universally the same – we are prepping in case something disastrous happens. We prep to be ready. …

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Top 5 Doomsday Scenarios

Top 5 Doomsday Scenarios Are You Really Prepared For A Doomsday Apocalypse.?  The whole idea of a doomsday apocalypse is nothing new – throughout history there have always been a threat looming just over the horizon that will wipe out mankind. Every part of history has had its own ‘Doomsday Ideas’ that were supposed to …

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Top 10 Prepping Mistakes

What are the Top 10 Prepping Mistakes every Prepper makes? Don’t fall into these basic Prepping errors  There is literally thousands of pages of information about prepping on the internet today. This makes joining the prepping community easier than ever. If your a newbie prepper it is very easy to fall into an information overload trap …

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Prepping For Financial Collapse

 Prepping For Financial Collapse  Following on from my article on ‘Preppernomics’, I will share with you what steps I took, over a five year period to prepare for a UK economic collapse. I took a long deep look at what expenses and luxuries drained my monthly pay check the most, and then worked down the …

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How To Survive an UK Economic Collapse

How To Survive an UK Economic Collapse Is it really possible to prepare and survive a UK economic collapse?  You can get yourself ready and prepared to weather through this economic disaster We call it Preppernomics.  I’m not a doom and gloom merchant, but the writings been on the wall for some time now and there’s no …

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Bushcraft and Survival Shows 2015

Bushcraft and Survival Shows 2015This is an OLD article from last year – I will be updating this as soon as I have any information – There’s plenty to look forward to during 2015 – including this new event I can’t wait to get back to the bushcraft shows this year. If you have never …

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Tick Tock Doomsday Clock Advances

Tick Tock The Doomsday Clock Advances   Barely one month into 2015 and we have now entered into the most critical stage of our earth’s life – ever..   For anyone who is even vaguely interested in the global events that have been happening over the last year, you cannot be anything other than concerned …

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Big Prepping Year Ahead

Big Prepping Year Ahead Happy New Year Fellow Preppers.  Each new year brings some fresh challenges to us preppers. Not least is planning out the year ahead and how to make the most of our available time. There’s survival and bushcraft shows to go to. There’s bug out practice and kit bag improvements to be …

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Top 10 Prepping E Books

Top 10 Prepping E Books E-Books, and especially E Books for the Kindle reader are the number one, modern way to collect and read books. There are literally millions of books on the E Book format now and all ready for download. One of the good spin offs from the conventional hardback cover book that takes up hundreds …

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UK Prepping Facts

UK Prepping Facts Today I want to share some prepping facts with you. Nothing too fancy, just some simple figures to give you an idea of the way prepping is going in the UK today. As you may well know, the UK Preppers Guide website has been up and running for just over two years …

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Top 10 Survival Films and DVD’s

Top 10 Survival Films & DVD’s     Survival DVD’s are a great way to get yourself all fired up for a weekend of prepping and bushcraft. They get you in that frame of mind to do things and either catch up on old skills or just go out and be that little bit more …

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What’s the use of prepping?

What’s the use of prepping? If I’ve heard it once I’ve heard it a thousand times – “what’s the use of prepping?” Well, in the old days I used to try and convince people that it’s a good idea and they should prep for the unknown. But like anyone who is ignorant of a subject, …

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Survival and Bushcraft Schools and Courses around the UK

  Survival & Bushcraft Schools and Courses in the UK Prepping is all about survival – although there is a lot of information on the internet, there’s nothing that beats actually ‘doing it’ for real. Learning your bushcraft and survival skills from a good survival school is something well worth considering  – there are lots …

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History of Prepping and Emergency Survival

A short  History of British Prepping Since the beginning of time man has tried to predict and prepare for the disasters that can effect both himself, his family and friends. Natural disasters, floods, famine and through world wars, the citizens of various countries have  battled to overcome the doomsday scenarios that were bestowed on them.  It’s these type of events that …

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Legal Pepper Spray for the UK

Pepper Spray For Use In The UK For Non Lethal Survival Defence Carrying an offensive weapon in the UK is taken very seriously by our police and judges – so much so that most “weapons” are considered as illegal to carry.UK laws regarding self defence are quite strict for any member of the public as …

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Prepping Bookshop

Prepping Bookshop    We have put together a bookshop of Prepping books. These books cover all forms of survival, divided up into the various survival categories. In a disaster scenario, you may well have not access to technology and that means the internet… An awful lot of people depend on the internet for there most basic …

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Are you a UK Survivalist

What is a UK Survivalist  There are many terms used to describe Preppers here in the UK. Doomsday Preppers is one such term, but another name occasionally used is being known of as a UK Survivalist. A survivalist conjures up quite different meaning to your normal, run of the mill, average Joe just pottering around …

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SAS Survival HandBooks

SA soldier face in camo

SAS Survival Skills Handbooks  The British SAS are, without doubt, the most elite fighting forces in the world. Having survival skills that go way beyond that of the everyday soldier. They know just how to survive in any conditions with minimum equipment for months without being noticed – this could be you in a survival situation. I …

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Basic Prepping Mistakes

Basic Prepping Mistakes Sometimes even the most  seasoned preppers can get carried awaymaking the most Basic Prepping Mistakes It’s no wonder this can happen, with the latest this and the latest that, or the latest idea and crazy theory about survival. They get carried away with silly things and avoid the absolute essentials to survive …

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Preppers and Survival Words and Phrases

  Dictionary of Survival Words and Phrases If you’re new to prepping then there’s a few words and terms you need to know fast in order to understand the Preppers Dictionary. These words are almost universal in the world of preppers, so, when you’re surfing the net looking for more prepping information you’ll be OK. …

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What is a Prepper

What is a Prepper    Quite often someone will ask ‘What is a Prepper’.? Are they really the tin foil hat wearing loonies waiting for aliens to land or a melt down in society so they can sit and eat one of the 10.000 packets of extra protein biscuits they’ve hoarded over the last five years….  Well, actually… …

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What is prepping

Preppers are Survivalists in a calm state of  Emergency Preparedness There is no such thing as your ‘average’ UK Prepper. We come in many shapes and sizes, many different backgrounds and certainly cant be put into any social media group. There is only one defining factor that unites us all – the simple fact that …

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What is Preparedness UK

What is the state of preparedness in the UK Is it posible for a total meltdown of our society? A lot of people are now realising we are in a very fragile time of this earths and mans evolution and there is a very real chance of a major shift across our planet. “What would …

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The Dooms Day Clock

What is the Dooms day Clock  In 1947, during the cold war era, governments and scientists assembled, forming what is known as the Dooms Day Clock. It represents the current state of the worlds nuclear position to world war and total destruction. It was agreed to be set on 7 minutes to midnight and has fluctuated closer and further to the midnight hour. …

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Make time to prepare for a Doomsday Scenario

You DO have the time to be a UK prepper Preparedness in the UK is on the increase as more and more people become aware of how easy it would be for a Dooms Day scenario too happen. To start becoming a prepper you need to set aside a little time to do your prepping. …

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Do You Know The Preppers Pyramid

What is the preppers pyramid   Everything in our society has different levels of readiness for how to prepare for various situations. If you buy an extra tin of beans because you might need them as a back up one day is, in it’s simplest terms, a form of prepping for the unknown. In fact you would just …

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What is SHTF

What are you going to do when the Shit Hits The Fan The simple truth is – How long do you really think you can survive if a total breakdown happens and what are you going to do when SHTF..?   Think about it –  The only way to ensure the safety of yourself and your family …

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Suppliers of good DIY equipment

Who are the best suppliers of good DIY goods… As preppers we are forced to be very much ‘hands on’  with most of our prepping. By that I mean we do an awful lot of the work ourselves and also have to source a lot of materials and equipment ourselves. Fortunately. this is made a …

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