and praps the helmet wasn't quite working properly coz had big green dot for a while after, oops...
"why take a spoon when you can make one while you're there?"
I've been hanging out with some immensely smart and practical folk in Shepparton doing a few busmods. They have the sexiest shed I have ever seen, in fact they have three - one for fabrics (including an industrial quilting machine), one for electronics and one for wood and metal work. They make saws and chisels too... amazing stuff.
Since here I've had a go at MIG welding (http://
Josh has suggested I should make my own (his exact phrase was "why take a spoon when you can make one while you're there?") - and if I was going to learn to carve I should make my own carving knife to do it with! The pic here is a spoon he made on his last trip, he does it every time he travels.
As a nomad it makes so much sense to work with the nature around you, and if I learned to carve it could be something I could offer to teach as I travel.
Not sure if I'll have the chance to make my own knife on this trip, but if I did I'd celebrate the Welsh Love Spoon tradition and use a "Twca Cam" knife... watch this space...