Curious to know what to do if you get caught in an avalanche? Ever wondered how to stop a runaway horse? Want to impress people by predicting the weather or telling time without a clock (or an iPhone app)? How to Send Smoke Signals, Pluck a Chicken & Build an Igloo is filled with 75 wilderness skills, from practical to potentially useless. In today's digital age that heavily relies on battery power, technology, and GPS, you'll read about what people did hundreds of years ago and how it could potentially save you today. Learn how to start a fire with ice, pluck a chicken, catch an eel, build an igloo, throw a lasso, and so many more unusual yet potentially life-saving skills. Told with a sense of humor and a lot of interesting insight, this is a fun, self-reliant read filled with information you may never use but will be glad to know...because you just never know!
About the Author
Michael Powell's love of buildings and architecture are the main inspiration for his work, normally created in pen and ink, and watercolor. Michael's unique style translates brilliantly into needlework, whether it is cross-stitch or needlepoint/tapestry, where he replaces his watercolor palette with the vast range of cotton or wool. The resulting designs take on a new, fantastic vibrancy of their own. Michael has won The British Craft Awards Designer of the Year numerous times, and is continually working hard to create wonderful new designs for your stitching pleasure. Samples of his work can be viewed on his website: http: //www.michaelpowellart.co.uk/
Fun, well-researched, and authoritative, How to Send Smoke Signals, Pluck a Chicken, & Build an Igloo is a worthy reference guide for aspiring survivalists and armchair outdoorspeople.
Improve your chances when you're lost in the woods, or when the inevitable zombie apocalypse hits.