Thanks Sue for providing us with another personal picture for our photoprompt.
For visually challenged writers, the image shows a woodland scene with a dusting of snow and the sun, rising as a rayed orb through the boughs of a tree.
He was glad he’d listened at camp. Lost in the woods, he remembered how to make a debris hut, and in the failing light managed to gather sufficient branches and twigs to protect him from the wind. Rain hadn’t been forecast, but the temperature had certainly dropped and he was glad of his rucksack and emergency supplies, including a thermal ‘space’ blanket which would keep out the chill.
He’d slept for several hours, the sun’s weak but welcome rays teasing through the branches of his makeshift shelter which had fared pretty well.
The experience had given him an idea for a series of basic survival tips for the beginner.