When was the last time you did a truly satisfying Two-Man Friction Drill? No, it’s not something you’d find on a DVD from certain specialist shops in Soho. It’s a way of lighting a fire using two people rather than one, using a thong or a shoelace. Tsk if you didn’t know that.
If you were too busy chatting up girl guides and drinking Thunderbird to pay attention if/when you were a boy scout learning about this sort of thing, don’t worry. This blog article presents seven ways to light a fire without a match, using all manner of suitably outdoorsy techniques. No, none of them involve a Zippo either.