Category Archives: Grouse and harriers

A Hen Harrier poem by Anneliese Emmans Dean

  A poem by Anneliese Emmans Dean from her new book – see review tomorrow   Endangered   Silver shimmer Heather skimmer   Ring tailer Air sailor   Grouse catcher Pipit snatcher   Big dipper Trip flipper   Sky dancer Slim chancer   Hope carrier Hen Harrier  

A good petition to sign

‘Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to sponsor a comprehensive and independent study into the full economic impacts of driven grouse shooting.’ This petition in Scotland is pushing at an open door – but it is certainly still worth showing that you support it. Please sign it and get your friends […]

A thunderclap for the Inglorious 12th

Findlay Wilde has set up this thunderclap to go out on the Inglorious 12th. Please support it if you can.

Thank you M&S – that was quick!

Well, that was quick.   Well done M&S!    

And after High Peak? Calder Valley and Carmarthen West

I was very pleased to see that High Peak returned to Labour on Friday.  The seat looked winnable, although a bit of a stretch, and clearly it was.  The former Conservative MP, Andrew Bingham, had consistently voted for increasing restrictions on campaigning, against benefit improvements, for cuts in welfare spending, against gay rights, against measures […]