Step by step guide to starting, building and handling fires
FIRE - The Untold Story of Mankind's Greatest Discovery
Once you've learned the art of stacking NORWEGIAN WOOD; it's time to master the art of FIRE.
Fire can fascinate, inspire, capture the imagination and bring families and communities together.
It has the ability to amaze, energise and touch something deep inside all of us. For thousands of years, at every corner of the globe, humans have been huddling around fires: from the basic and primitive essentials of light, heat, energy and cooking, through to modern living, fire plays a central role in all of our lives.
The ability to accurately and quickly light a fire is one of the most important skills anyone setting off on a wilderness adventure could possess, yet very little has been written about it.
Through his narrative Hume also meditates on the wider topics surrounding fire and how it shapes the world around us.
“Beautiful book…Cracking photos…Daniel Hume’s book is part manual, part art, part spiritual movement”
“enthusiastic exploration of fire”
“A practical and globe-trotting account of fire making around the world. This elegantly illustrated, cloth bound book conjures the joy of tinder, spark and ember”
National Geographic online
“The natural progression from … candle-filled hygge”
“A beautifully produced guide to making fire”
“A fascinating and delightful read for anyone interested in history, indigenous traditions and the natural world.”
Living Woods Magazine