NEWS: M&S drop grouse sales in response to threatened boycott

Ben Webster in The Times: Game Over: M&S takes grouse off the shelves after boycott threat. M&S won’t sell grouse this year and tests new code for grouse moors after boycott threat http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/environment/article4156994.ece … We did that!  Consumer power. Well done M&S!!  I’ll be shopping with you again later today.  And we’ll be watching you carefully…

Another man’s blog

This is a link to an excellent post on Chris Townsend’s excellent blog. What he describes is the Scottish version of Walshaw Moor and the industrialisation of the north of England’s hills. Sign this e-petition to ban driven grouse shooting in England.   I hope Chris will write a Guest Blog for here soon. Likes(26)Dislikes(1)

Breaking news…Government forgot about the general election!!!

I have just (17:19) received this email:   Dear Dr Mark Avery, Unfortunately we’ve had to bring forward the closing date of your petition Ban driven grouse shooting from 28 May 2015 to 30 March 2015 The dissolution of this Parliament has now been scheduled for 30 March 2015, and it’s not possible for petitions…

Game Fair 3 – in photos

This must be about my 20th Game Fair, so I realised that when it said that it opened at 9am this was just nonsense – soon after 8am I had parked, got a lift on a trailer from the car park to the entrance, paid to enter and then started walking down the hill where…