Sometimes, it’s nice to unplug a bit and read about some of the topics and personalities we’ve gotten to know on the TV. I know that’s the case for me, when it comes to bushcraft expert Ray Mears. His previous books on woodlore and bushcraft have been very enjoyable, and very informative at a time when I was hungry for every snippet of knowledge about the outdoors. For many outdoor enthusiasts, Ray has played a not insignificant role in shaping sustainable attitudes and philosophies about the natural world. Now, years later, I’m a bit more curious about the man behind the expert advice, so this book should satisfy on a different level.
The autobiography was released in mid-September of 2013, and as of today, it looks like the £20 (just over $30 USD) purchase from his online store will get you a signed hardcover copy of the book.
UPDATE Oct 5, 2013: It looks like the signed copy is now sold out, but they may get stock later.