Tartan in Tatters? Thoughts on the Scottish Land Reform

In a rickety boat bobbing along on a cool and calm loch, fishing rod in hand. Crabbing off the harbour edge. Good pub grub. Purple speckled moors. Cottages with rustic charm and squeaky floorboards, surrounded by sheep. Friendly locals at a stereotypical country pub. Wet and rainy walks in coats and wellies. Highland cows and …

The Macnab: Keeping fieldsport challenges for the elite or giving us all something to aim for?

For those who aren't familiar with the Macnab challenge the let me explain: The Macnab is a challenge whereby you have to shoot yourself a stag, catch a salmon and bag a brace of grouse. In 24 hours. The challenge is in association with The Field magazine and is in their sixth year now - …

Milk Matters!

I'm going to assume that by now everyone should be aware of the issues centering around milk prices and farmer's pay. Be it on the news or other TV programmes, in newspapers and magazines, word of mouth or the vast variety of pictures and slogans being splashed over our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (the number …

Musings over the CLA Game Fair and other country shows…

It's been nearly a month now since the CLA Game Fair went to Harewood House and it's fast approaching the end of the season of other game fairs, country shows and horse trials... (don't worry, this only means the shooting and hunting season is nearly here). The CLA Fair, however, is still everywhere. Perhaps you've been …

And so it begins…

A forum if you will... An online hub for articles and life in the countryside... Bringing people together under one common denominator... Read pieces of interest, be inspired, agree, disagree, have your say and get involved... But overall, Enjoy.