Impress your guests

Did you catch our “Cowboy Cottager” piece in the Summer issue of Cottage Life? With the help of YouTube, we’ve compiled some required watching for extra-curricular cowboy training.

Got your own maverick trick to share with cottagers? Let us know about it in the comments!


Learn how to water-start while windsurfing (and some other great technique tips).


Need a walk-through of how to open a beer bottle with a beer bottle? Here you go!


And if you only have the one beer? Try using a newspaper to open it instead!


Start a fire using an orange, a rock, and a stick.


If you want to amaze and awe your friends, perhaps you can learn some cool ping pong tricks.


And if you just want to try something completely bizarre, you can always try bunnock, the game of horse anklebones.