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Thursday 6th August - Backwoods

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It is best to cook on embers rather than flames
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The carbon taste takes some getting used to

Thursday daytime was spent on Backwoods, lighting fires and cooking food on them
The true meaning of backwoods means without etensils, however as you can see from the photo's some cheated slightly whilst preparing the food to go on the fire.

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A demolished mince pepper and cheesy tomato
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Another patrols embers
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The cooking continues
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And another pile of embers
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Sitting round the fire
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Backwoods cheat #1
Ski goggles keep the smoke out of your eyes
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Cup of tea?
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Yes please
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Cabbage leaves were used to wrap the corn on the cob to stop the outside burning
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The week begins to take its toll on Flipper
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and Rick
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Burn, burn, if fire could be controlled with the brain this would be 9ft flames
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There's no smoke without fire, or is there?
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Find the food in the smoke time
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Bacon and Cheese parcel
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Waiting for the next lot of food to cook
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Belt tucks in
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Link has set the challenge to make a spaceman out of the spare tin foil, and the Scouts rise to it
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Then they make a complete lunar landscape
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They had to move Rick first which was the real challenge!
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