Prepped & Ready:  The UK Preppers Guide

The Prepped and Ready blog provides everything for the budding survivalist prepper in the UK, well really everyone, but we don’t focus on guns as they aren’t legal in the UK. So whether you’re interested in bushcraft in the UK or you’re a doomsday prepper or just someone a bit intrigued welcome. You’ll find out a bit more about me, David Pugh, further down this page.

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The best long-life foods for Prepping

The best long-life foods for Prepping

Food. We need it to survive and prepping is the ultimate survivalist approach so it makes sense that we chat further about food storage & in particular long-life food types. So, what are the best long-life foods for prepping? How do we store food for prepping?...

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What is Prepping & What is a Prepper?

What is Prepping & What is a Prepper?

The “typical” prepper can often be seen wearing an iconic looking gas mask.  But in reality, most preppers are fairly regular everyday people, just ones who are way more prepared to cope in a crisis or disaster. If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it is that we...

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Who is David Pugh?

Who is David Pugh?

I’m just a regular guy, reasonably fit for my age but no athlete, no ex-special forces guy that’s for sure. But, what I am is a family man who loves his family and will do anything to protect and keep them safe. I do not like to rely on anyone else, nor do I need to...

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Global warming. Pandemics. Race riots. Bush fires. Political tensions.


prepped and ready book covers

Learn all about my experience with Prepping. How I’ve honed my skills across the world, adapted to my surroundings, learn new tricks that have saved my and others lives. From Australia to Peru with Birmingham, UK in between. Find out about the Preppers Traffic Light System, my gift to you.

In the shop, you’ll find everything you need for your prepping lifestyle or the perfect gift for that special prepper in your life.  No matter what level or stage you’re at, there’s sure to be something for you. Sign-up to our P&R club and get a 15% discount off your first purchase.

In the blog you’ll find all the information for the Preppers Traffic Light System. A system that breaks down learning and getting started in the world of prepping into easy to manage areas.

Hi, and welcome to Prepper & Ready the home of my Preppers Traffic Light System and my new book, Prepped & Ready.

You may know me from my prepping exploits, maybe from Married At First Sight (as the MAFS Prepper) or from when I had to defend my family from masked machete wielding attackers. However you’ve made it here I hope you enjoy the stay! I’m here to provide you with invaluable tips on your prepping journey



Preppers Traffic Light System

The Preppers Traffic Light System is the ultimate guide to prepping. The preppers guide is tailored to help people of all different levels and make it easy to consume. You don’t have to have a bunker in your garden to be prepared. It can be simple things like knowing what essentials you will need in your house should the worst case happen. The Preppers Traffic Light System makes this easy to accomplish in manageable steps. Make sure you are prepared for that rainy day. This blog comprises of handy tutorials and articles to help you get started.

The perfect accessory for anyone starting out on their prepping journey. Articles to help you start slow and get the basics of prepping down. There will be no drinking your own urine in here…yes that is a survivalist thing!

Let’s Get Started!


Stay in green or work up to next level preparedness. The “PROFICIENT” level. These Amber tasks & lessons will take you slightly more out of your comfort zone, as you learn how to be even better prepared in readiness for more serious situations.

Now’s My Time To Shine!


Keen to even further develop your skills? The “ADVANCED” level is true Prepper territory.  Don’t STOP Now…You love this stuff & are all in with your prepper lifestyle & skills

Time to Bug Out & Go All In

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