Growing up on a farm in Devon surrounded by nature and, frankly, in the middle of nowhere gave me no choice other than to immerse and explore the natural world around me.
My Father was from a military background so it was only natural for me to want to follow in his footsteps and I joined the Army Cadets at 12 years old, enjoying many years of bushcraft.
As well as enjoying the great outdoors I always had a few tricks up my sleeve and in the year 2000 I was offered a TV show as a Magician which led me to become a member of The Magic Circle!
In 2007 I moved back to Devon and re-kindled my love of the countryside, there really is no place like home. I qualified as a Forest School teacher, took a Deer Management qualification and then spent three fantastic years with Survival School training to become a NCFE Level 4 Survival Instructor.
I am now surrounded once more in the nature that I grew up in with my own little family including a dog, two pigs, several chickens, a vegetable patch, wonderful trees and three bee hives!
Awards & Qualifications
Member of The Magic Circle at Degree level MMC
SRF BTEC Level 3 Advanced Award for Forest School Leaders
NCFE Level 4 Bushcraft, Survival & Wilderness Living Skills Instructor & Mentors Award
The Survival School NCFE Level 3 Accredited Extreme Survival Course
The Survival School NCFE Level 3 Accredited Primitive Crafts Course
The Survival School NCFE Level 3 Accredited Foraging Course
The Survival School NCFE Level 3 Accredited Axe Proficiency & Charcoal Making Course
The Survival School NCFE Level 3 Accredited Animal Tracking Course
The Survival School NCFE Level 2 Bushcraft, Survival & Wilderness Living Skills Award
Deer Management Qualification DSC1
NSRA Club Instructor
BASC Safety Officer
ITC Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid
Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene
Full DBS Checked (was CRB)