Paracord Christmas tree tutorial


Hello guys!! As you may or may not know, I’ve been recovering from having all 4 of my wisdom teeth taken out, so things have been pretty quiet lately. It did mean, however, that I had plenty of time to get this tutorial worked out for you! By the way, do you like the Christmas decorations on the site? 😀

Now, to make this you will need to know the basic Cobra stitching technique which you can find in my paracord keyring tutorial. Baring that in mind, let’s go!

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I’m an awards finalist!


Well guys, I never thought I’d be saying this… I’m a finalist for a blogging award! I have been shortlisted, and am 1 of 5 finalists, in the Blogger’s Lounge “Blogger of the Year” Awards in the category of Unique Blogger.

Considering how new Twist and Scout still is, this is absolutely amazing and has made my year! Of course, I haven’t actually won yet…

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Doctor Who and the Daleks


Inspired by one of my favourite TV shows, this twist on a classic playground game adds an extra dimension (see what I did there?) to your meetings. It’s no secret that Doctor Who is one of the biggest TV shows around and is super successful with kids of all ages, making this game great for all sections…

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We all love an honest review, so the wonderful people over at Badge Freaks asked me if I would do a review of their badges and t-shirts. I’d never heard of them before they approached me, but with a name like Badge Freaks, they were hard to ignore!

I’m a huge fan of Badge swapping and generally having badges that prompt memories of certain events and moments, so I thought this would be a great chance to write about one of my favourite parts of Scouting… Continue reading “Review:”

Hey, It’s a giveaway!

Time to get excited guys… It’s giveaway time!! Well, not quite yet. As soon as I hit 50 subscribers and 500 twitter followers, THEN there will be a giveaway!

Now, we aren’t that far away from these figures and I really, really want to give these awesome prizes away. So, the sooner you guys share, the sooner I can reveal the competition.

For the time being, here’s a little sneak peek of two of the prizes… Get sharing!!



I look forward to announcing the competition!