The Art Of Fire: The joy of Tinder, Spark and Ember

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The Art Of Fire: The Joy of Tinder, Spark and Ember

by Daniel Hume

"FIRE - The Untold Story of Mankind's Greatest Discovery Once you've mastered the art of stacking NORWEGIAN WOOD; it's time to learn how to light a FIRE.

Fire can fascinate, inspire, capture the imagination and bring families and communities together. It has the ability to amaze, energise and touch something deep inside all of us.

For thousands of years, at every corner of the globe, humans have been huddling around fires: from the basic and primitive essentials of light, heat, energy and cooking, through to modern living, fire plays a central role in all of our lives. The ability to accurately and quickly light a fire is one of the most important skills anyone setting off on a wilderness adventure could possess, yet very little is written about it well - or in a commercial way. 'Fire' will tap into the recent trend for practical mindfulness in the mold of highly successful books such as Norwegian Wood by Mytting.

It will frame practical step-by-step explanations of the different ways fires can be conjured, through the experiences of making fire and traditions involving fire from his teaching, travels, and adventures. Through this narrative he will also meditate on the wider topics surrounding fire and how it shapes the world around us."