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Friday 21 December 2012
New page added: Astronomically Correct Countdown Timer for the 21 December 2012 Solstice.
Wednesday 12 December 2012
New page added: Surviving the Economic Crash — Web Links. Updates to the Permaculture, Self Sufficiency And Sustainable Living Books page.
Wednesday 21 November 2012
New page added: Survival Courses Near Sydney and the Blue Mountains.
Friday 7 September 2012
New page added: What the Economic Crisis Really Means - and What We Can Do About It (Online video).
Monday 16 July 2012
Updates to the pages What is Peak Oil?, and What to Do About the Upcoming Economic Crash.
Wednesday 8 February 2012
A new page added with all the native bush tucker plant foods listed on the one page.
Friday 9 September 2011
Some updates to the pages Why the Global Economy is About to Crash and What To Do About the Upcoming Economic Crash.
Monday 5 September 2011
New pages added: Online Video Section, What A Way To Go: Life at the End of Empire (Video), The End of Suburbia (Video), Arithmetic, Population and Energy (Video), and other videos (see the video index page).
Updates to the pages Why the Global Economy is About to Crash and What To Do About the Upcoming Economic Crash.
Friday 19 August 2011
New pages added: Why the Global Economy is About to Crash, What To Do About the Upcoming Economic Crash.
Updates to the Books About Survival in the Future Hard Times section.
Wednesday 19 January 2011
New page added: The Waterproof Bible.
I've added a facebook "like" button to the top of the pages. This is a new feature and I'm still experimenting with it. It seems to work ok so far though. If you're not a facebook user, just ignore it. I've also added a Twitter "Tweet" button which will share the page on Twitter (at least I think that's what it does) and a button for "Share This" that allows people to share the page on a whole lot of other types of electronic media.
Friday 31 December 2010
New free video bible course added called "The Stranger on the Road to Emmaus".
Thursday 30 December 2010
New page added: Books About Near-Death Experiences. Overview of near-death experiences plus one detailed book review (more coming soon) and short descriptions of four other books.
Wednesday 29 December 2010
I've added reviews of 7 more Survival Books.
Tuesday 30 November 2010
I've added another 9 more Edible Weeds.
Thursday 4 November 2010
I've added 12 more Edible Weeds. I will be adding more bush tucker plants and edible weeds in the near future.
Saturday 23 October 2010
Added a new page about how to Make a Simple Wire Snare Loop.
In the last week or so I have also some new books to the Australian Field Guides and Nature Books page, and added Bush Tucker Man DVDs to the Survival DVDs page.
Thursday 14 October 2010
Added a new page with reviews of all the Books by Tom Brown, Jr. A few of the reviews are not fully complete yet, but I will do them as I get the time.
In the last week or so I have also added new books to the Survival Books page, the Australian Field Guides and Nature Books page and the Permaculture/Gardening books page.
Wednesday 5 May 2010
Added a new page about Survival DVDs. So far 12 DVDs or DVD sets are described.
Saturday 1 May 2010
Added 14 new survival books to the Survival Books page.
Friday 30 April 2010
Added 13 new birds to the Australian Birds Identification section of the website. The birds are the White-throated Treecreeper, Golden Whistler, New Holland Honeyeater, Bell Miner (Bellbird), Common ("Indian") Myna, Noisy Miner, Magpie-lark (Peewee), Grey Butcherbird, Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike, Red Wattlebird, Australian Magpie, Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, and the Channel-billed Cuckoo.
Also there are new photos for the Red-browed Firetail (Finch), White-browed Scrubwren, King Parrot, Wonga Pigeon, Crimson Rosella, Little Pied Cormorant.
Wednesday 28 April 2010
Added 7 new plants to the Bush Tucker Plant Foods Section of the website. Added the new Growing Fruit Trees section to the website, with 19 new web pages.
Friday 19 March 2010
Added new pages, The Bush Tucker Diet — A Nutritional Analysis and The Bush Tucker Survival Guide.
Thursday 18 March 2010
Added bird paintings from 'The Birds of Australia' by John Gould (published 1848) to most of the birds in the Australian Birds section of the site. I will be adding more images and more birds as I get around to it.
Tuesday 26 January 2010
Six new birds (all with high-resolution photos) added to the Australian Bird Identification Section of the website.
Thursday 19 November 2009
New page added: Surviving Christmas.
I've added a lot of links to survival and self-sufficiency related products on Amazon.com.
Wednesday 11 November 2009
New page added: Tracking Animals - How To Read Animal Tracks.
I changed the look of the site by adding an extra column to the right of the main page column, so I can put in more links and extra stuff. There are pictures at the top of the right column (for most of the pages) which indicate what section of the website you are looking at.
Tuesday 10 November 2009
New page added: Survival Essentials: How To Survive In The Wilderness.
Wednesday 4 November 2009
New page added: Permaculture, Self Sufficiency And Sustainable Living Books.
Tuesday 3 November 2009
Made updates to the books pages Australian Field Guides and Nature Books, My Top Two Survival Books. Added links (to some of the most useful books) to purchase them from The Nile in Australia.
Thursday 29 October 2009
Added three snakes to the Australian Reptiles section, and a mammal to the Australian Mammals section. Made some improvements to the Kamana page.
Tuesday 27 October 2009
Added new pages Proof That God Exists and How to Find Water.
New Australian Reptiles section gets underway with one reptile to begin with.
Monday 26 October 2009
I am experimenting with new page backgrounds for the site. I have regular internet access again so I should get the mailing list working again soon hopefully.
Friday 23 October 2009
Ten new birds in the Australian Birds section, all of the ten have high-resolution images available and two can be used as desktop wallpaper for your computer.
The birds are (in order of size from smallest to largest), the House Sparrow, the Masked Lapwing (Spurwing Plover), the Silver Gull (Seagull), the Australian King-Parrot, the Rock Dove (Feral Pigeon), the Crested Pigeon, the Tawny Frogmouth, the Yellow-Tailed Black-Cockatoo, the Red-Tailed Black-Cockatoo, and the Powerful Owl.
New Australian Mammals section gets underway with one mammal to begin with.
Made some improvements to the How to Get Started page.
Thursday 15 October 2009
Added new page Jesus (Part 2). Added 19 new birds to the Australian Birds section. A few of the new birds now have high resolution downloadable images, and I will keep adding more of these in future.
Added a site search box at the top of every page. Recent pages (less than about 1-3 weeks old) will not yet be indexed by Google and will not be found by the search page.
Saturday 10 October 2009
Added new Australian Birds section.
Improvments to the Sitemap page. Added the new pages Bow Drill and Hand Drill Firemaking Woods and Triglochin - Water Ribbons.
Thursday 8 October 2009
The website is now running on a new web server with a new hosting company, so it should be a lot more reliable than it has been for the past several months.
Changed the old "Skills Index" page to the new Site Map page, which has all the links from the Skills Index plus many new ones (the idea is that every page on the site should now be linked from it).
The news page has been improved to load a lot faster, and it is better organised.
There is a new page so that people can contribute to survival.org.au.
Added the new page Caretakers.
Tuesday 23 June 2009
Added the new pages Getting Started With Container Gardening,
Mulching for Free, Creating A Raised Garden Bed, Easy Tips on Indoor Plant Care and Picking the Ideal Location
for your Garden.
Tuesday 9 June 2009
Added the new page Doctors Weigh In On Phone Brain Cancer Links.
Wednesday 6 May 2009
Added the new page Mobile Phone Radiation — Urban Survival.
Friday 1 May 2009
Added the new page Swine Flu Survival — Surviving the Pandemic. This is the first page of the new health section of the website.
New pages added: Survival Books, The Psychology of Gardening, The Basic Gardening Tools, Starting An Orchard, Swine Flu Prevention — Superfoods.
Friday 6 March 2009
Added the new page Move Up In The World — Reverse Your Thinking. This is the first page of the new psychology section of the website.
Friday 27 February 2009
Added the first page to the new news section of the website.
Thursday 23 October 2008
Improved menu with pictures for the front page of the new bush tucker food plants section.
Tuesday 14 October 2008
New section added with photos and descriptions of wild food “bush tucker” plants. Currently there are 32 plants described.
Wednesday 20 May 2008
Created a page for the website on facebook.
Saturday 19 January 2008
New page added: Jesus.
Thursday 13 December 2007
New page added: The Man Who Planted Trees.
New page added: Starting a Vegetable Garden.
Added several new banner pictures for the tops of the pages.
Wednesday 12 December 2007
Added a new section to the banking
page, explaining why modern societies cannot exist without growth.
Tuesday 11 December 2007
New page added: Starting Your Own Box Garden.
New page added: Making Cordage from Mat Rush.
New page added: The Paiute Trap.
Added links on the skills page to the peak oil
Added a new picture to the Making a Stone
Sunday 4 November 2007
The website now displays correctly in the
Opera and Apple Safari browsers. The filenames of pages within the
end with .php rather than .htm.
Saturday 3 November 2007
New page added: Making a Stone Axe.
Friday 2 November 2007
New page added: The Hand Drill Fire
Added an icon to go at the left of the page name in the browser address window
and in shortcuts (bookmarks) to the site. Fixed up the formatting so the pages
display correctly in the Mozilla Firefox and Netscape browsers.
Thursday 1 November 2007
New page added: The Bow Drill Fire
Wednesday 31 October 2007
Added the new page Springpole Deadfall Trap.
Added new banner photos for the peak oil pages and the farming
Saturday 27 October 2007
Changed the heading and link colours and added new banner photos.
Wednesday 24 October 2007
The website was copied from its former address www.primitivetechnology.org to
here. Some major modifications to the site are in the pipeline...
Minor edits to a few of the pages.
Fixed up the page: Ancient Futures -
Learning From Ladakh.
Fixed up the page on Australian Field Guides and Nature Books.
A few days ago I uploaded the new look template for this website.
page added (still under construction): Ancient
Futures - Learning From Ladakh.
This is just boasting: currently I am number one in Google for "figure
New content added to the Farming Page.
The contact page now has a contact form,
rather than just an email address.
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New page added (still under construction): Family
and Community Farming.
Wednesday 31 May 2006
New page added: What are the most important
basic survival skills to learn?
New page added: List of Plants for the
Blue Mountains (and Sydney).
New section on the naming of plants.
Some more links on the resources
Monday 29 May 2006
New page (still under construction): My Top
Two Survival Books.
couple of other new links on the resources
Friday 26 May 2006
New page added: Kamana.
New quotes added: Here, here, and here.
I have reduced the horizontal width of the pages, so that
they print correctly in Internet Explorer.
Thursday 25 May 2006
New page added: Grandfather Stalking
Wednesday 24 May 2006
New page added: Living on the Edge.
New page added: Edible Weeds.
New page added (still under construction): Australian Field Guides and Nature Books.
New page added (still under construction): Get
started with learning plant foods - make yourself a task list.
Wednesday 17 May 2006
Why Learn Survival Skills? - page updated.
Saturday 11 February 2006
New page added: The Contented Man.
Tuesday 7 February 2006
Site Map has been slightly updated.
page added: Figure
page about happiness in our culture.
Thom Hartmann's foreword to "Original
new photos have been added to the end of the fire
added australian birds books bush crash december friday links may november october page pages plants saturday section site survival thursday tucker tuesday updates video website wednesday
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