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In the wild Harry Butler, ABC.

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I had not known about this guy until I found a couple of his books in the op shop.

In the wild part 1 , and in the wild part 2. ABC print from 1979.

Here's tropical Australia , this you tuber has more episodes.

I am now really enjoying these old shows.

 

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I always love finding me some new (or old) material to watch. I recently watched all of malcolm douglas and alby mangels stuff from back in the day. You can find them on youtube if your interested, worth a watch, lots of good stuff to learn.
 

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Gees you've got me remembering now.

I did go to Malcolm Douglas crocodile park over 20 years ago in Broome. Always enjoyed his films, down to earth practical and always learned something.

I'd forgot about Alby Mangles haven't seen that for years .
Think I may have seen a film at the cinema once.

There's got to be a few lesser known ones , to the younger crowd out there.

Even Ben Cropp, Jack Absalom etc...

When things seemed to have a different pace .
 
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and who can forget Les Hiddins, the bush tucker man....
also used to love watching australian geographic, that has some good stuff in too
 

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Now that you mention it as it relates , thats another op shop book find I found , Les Hiddens stories of exploration and survival.

I've got his bush tucker field guide now too , after much searching.


You won't find this stuff on your standard YouTube bushcraft / survival channels.

Like this Ben Cropp film, where in the solomon islands the fisherman at the beginning is using spider webs for a fishing lure attached to a flying kite string , while sitting on a boat :)

Its enjoyable being amazed

 

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Now that you mention it as it relates , thats another op shop book find I found , Les Hiddens stories of exploration and survival.

I've got his bush tucker field guide now too , after much searching.


You won't find this stuff on your standard YouTube bushcraft / survival channels.

Like this Ben Cropp film, where in the solomon islands the fisherman at the beginning is using spider webs for a fishing lure attached to a flying kite string , while sitting on a boat :)

Its enjoyable being amazed

Mate those tribal blokes always amaze me, I would love to go live with them and learn their ways. They are so in touch with the world..... Its almost Impossible for modern man to understand that deep level of understanding of the natual world.
 

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Mate those tribal blokes always amaze me, I would love to go live with them and learn their ways. They are so in touch with the world..... Its almost Impossible for modern man to understand that deep level of understanding of the natual world.

I agree.

I think that's the yearning behind the bushcraft phase too , even if a lot of people don't recognise their primitive roots calling them .


I remember watching Harry .

You must be older than me then . as my memory is pretty blank back to the 70's , anything else good we missed you'd like to share . lol
 

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You must be older than me then . as my memory is pretty blank back to the 70's , anything else good we missed you'd like to share . lol
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The 60's and 70's are becoming distant memories now . Although I do remember when a knife was a knife and we lite a fire with kero and matches, HA.
 
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