Author Archives: George Crawford

About George Crawford

archaeologist, archer, primitive technologist, and wannabee fiddler...mostly

Surrey Caravans for Sale

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Road trip

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Quiet Contemplation

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Home is Where the Hearth is,

…and the Vardo Will be Close by. Some important facts about caravan living before the ultra-modern RVs came along that may help people understand some of the choices I have made about my own wagon: The caravan is the hub … Continue reading

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Playing for Change

A beautiful song to start the day. Released 45 years ago and now it has come full circle.  Listen to this compilation from Playing for Change.  

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Folding Camp Funiture

Originally posted on Paleotool's Weblog:
I’ve been making folding camp furniture.  The stools are sometime called “pea-pickers”.  They were somewhat difficult to figure out without a plan but some photos of others and experience making other furniture helped. They’re…

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Scottish Highland Travellers…

Originally posted on Paleotool's Weblog:
Perthshire. Scottish Travellers is a loose term that covers many diverse peoples in Scotland and even beyond.  Here, I’m primarily looking at the indigenous folk who seem to be descend from an in situ…

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