I forgot to yell “Timber!” But at least I remembered to step away from the falling tree.
This lesson takes place in a 40-hectare forest about 90 minutes outside Toronto. There is an axe in my hands, teacher Graeme Cameron is standing close by.
Emily Mathieu has big plans – big, complicated, somewhat foolhardy plans - to break away from her desk and become more self-reliant. How to fend off a dog attack, butcher your own meat and splint a broken wrist are just the beginning.