Showing posts from April, 2020

Self Isolation - Tips from the bush

Can’t go to work? Not able to see friends or family, or get to the shops? Add in some sub-arctic scenery and you’re living our life. Welcome! So, what do you do when modern life is suddenly upended? Made this scary-looking chair cover out of caribou hide scraps How about tanning that caribou hide that’s been sitting there since January? Weather’s warming so you’ll be pleased if you butcher the rest of your meat now and get it in the canner before it thaws. Spring-time "freezer." Digging a crate of caribou meat out of a snow bank. Got a pile of logs sitting in the yard? Don’t wait til you need more firewood. Buck and split them now. Make a neat stack for next winter. Write a blog about it! Remote living. Our house is in the middle of this picture Most people live in a little house or flat somewhere urban or semi-urban, just like we used to, and so any advice I can give you is just plain fucking weird. Weird dinners. Caribou tongue Bu