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Old 14-11-2015, 12:33 AM   #99
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Wild Britain with Ray Mears..
Mears dislikes the term "survivalism" and balks at people calling him a "survival expert". "I can't understand people preparing for disaster," he says. "We should be preparing to enjoy life in the world. That's not to say there aren't survival skills in what I do, but that's the shorthand of a much bigger and more beautiful subject." The term he prefers is "bushcraft" – the art of understanding and being at one with the natural world. "You learn the value of the things around you, and that forever changes your perspective on nature. It makes you feel at home in places we are otherwise brought up to believe are threatening. That's one of the things I really object to in television – this constant rhetoric that wild places are inherently dangerous. They're not. They're fine. It's just whether you do the right thing or not."..

John 'LOFTY' Wiseman..

The other thing that annoys Mears are telly stunts – the I'm A Celebrity …Get Me Out of Here approach to the natural world. "In recent years the lines between entertainment and documentary have been blurred," he says, "and that's a mistake.. People now don't trust what they see on TV"..

"I had a big argument recently with a producer who wanted me to walk across a sand dune to give it scale.. But I said: 'You just don't do that.. You don't go trekking through the desert like in Lawrence of Arabia..The sound of nature is important.. I'll sometimes sit in the woods and listen to the wind in the trees.. is your name?.My name is for my friends..Locke..His name is Locke..Okay Mr. Locke, what is it that we're hunting?..You, I suspect, are chief architect of this compromise..Me, your Highness?..
__________________ + Aga Khan IV receiving a gift of Trinitite...The group vied for control of the ghetto with the Judenrat, and infiltrated the opposition within the ghetto, because the EU had handed control to “an unelected set of bankers”..I dread to think what the future will bring, when we're living in real gangster time's..Get set for EU knee pads at Argos...

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