Saturday, January 14, 2017

New Blog!

I am about to move content from this blog over to my private blog: It saves me time, effort and less several-accounts-hassle.

See you at :-)


Wednesday, July 27, 2016


This picture has been shared a lot on the survivalist/prepper networks: You take a sturdy sack, put a layer of soil/compost in it and plant potatoes.
The same moment the potatoes start to sprout and potato leaves are visible, you cover it with another layer.
Repeat, always repeat.
When your sack is full of soil you just sit back and wait. As I did on below pictures:
I used a cheap compost sack from the building market and it worked just fine!
Result: 8 kg of potatoes! Not bad for a space less than 1 square meter.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Neo-Survivalist`s "Coping With Caffeine Addiction" hacks.

I am currently Chief Officer on a UK flagged Search And Rescue vessel. All is fine, crew and ship are great....BUT as per usual there is a regrettable lack of coffee machines.
Well, ground coffee and filters I brought now I just need a paperclip and my 500 ml thermo cup from Starbucks to make a kickass drip filter coffee machine:
Caffeine withdrawal  averted .. or at least postponed!