Bye bye Game Fair

I regret the passing of the Game Fair as I’ve had quite a lot of fun there over the years. But it was very obvious this year that there weren’t many folk around on the Friday at least. But Henry enjoyed his first, and apparently only, visit, very much (Henry’s Game Fair, 2 August). I…

Henry’s Game Fair

I’ve been to many Game Fairs but this was Henry’s first.  He was a little bit nervous but he had a gaggle of burly minders with him. As well as myself there were Lawrie and Phil from BAWC and Alan Davies from The Biggest Twitch. It was a rather quiet Game Fair I felt, fewer…

Off to the Game Fair

This afternoon at 2pm I am the token leftie on a panel at the CLA Game Fair – it’s very nice of them to invite me.  In theory, we are discussing whether landowners are friends or foes of wildlife. I suspect we might get on to grouse shooting at some stage. I wish Henry were…

Lions’ den? Four weeks today 2.

I’ve been asked to take part in a Game Fair ‘debate’ a month today – and I’ve said yes. I am clearly the token leftie on the panel whose other members are Owen Paterson MP (the former Secretary of State at Defra), Philip Merricks (Chair of the Hawk and Owl Trust) and Ian Coghill (Chair…

Inglorious

Inglorious: conflict in the uplands will be available for Hen Harrier Day (9 August), the Inglorious 12th and thereafter. Published by Bloomsbury in late July – but you can order it now on World Book Day.     Likes(84)Dislikes(2)