What did the EU ever do for us? Lead ban on the cards?

I thought this was an interesting piece in Shooting UK online – click here. that the Eu is moving to a complete ban on lead ammunition ios not surprising or a secret – and is long overdue. I thought what was interesting was the quote from BASC’s Caroline Bedell; There are a number of uncertainties…

The Defra consultation on general licences

The consultation on general licences, released on Thursday by Defra, looks very promising. You can read all the questions and think about them here without having to start filling in any of the information. And that means you can have a long think about them and maybe even come back to this subject in November…

Tim Melling – Elephant Seal

Tim writes: Southern Elephant Seal (Mirounga leonina) is the largest species of pinniped (seals and sea-lions) in the world.  It is 40% heavier than Northern Elephant Seal and more than twice as heavy as a Walrus.  The largest ever male Southern Elephant Seal was 6.85m long with an estimated weight of 5000kg.  Research has shown…

Sunday quotes (31)

This week’s quote is from Martin Luther (died 1546). Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. https://www.brainyquote.com/topics/tree-quotes More about Martin Luther (see here) Likes(10)Dislikes(0)

Sunday book review – 21st Century Yokel by Tim Cox

This is a rambling book – in a good way. It meanders around the countryside of Devon and East Anglia looking at places and issues for a while and moving on to the next interesting issue. That’s fine by me. Is it a nature book? Who cares! There’s certainly quite a lot of nature in…