Only a tiny proportion of game meat is officially “organic”. Game meat is free range or wild, healthy and nutritious but the label “organic” was captured by the organic farming…
I’m talking rubbish again. After my account in Shooting Times of wildfowlers organising a litter-picking day at Lindisfarne , a reader pointed me to an item in the Daily Telegraph. The…
We either stand together or get picked off one-by-one. The relevance of this for shooters was highlighted by P. Cree writing recently, detailing how he had told fellow shoot members…
I once went out on the hill with an old stalker who bemoaned the use of bipods. This struck me as odd, because I would have thought using bipods meant…
Have you seen your doctor recently? If you have, I do hope it wasn’t for anything significant. I don’t know about you, but I consider a visit to the doctor to be what marketing…
It's no surprise that shooting sports aren't the only victim of "right thinking" gone wrong. Scientific bias even mars scientists.
We can't let banks refuse to open accounts for rural businesses, argues Alasdair Mitchell
Hunting with a bow requires impressive stealth – but the jury's still out on its acceptability, says Alasdair Mitchell
Just as American film- makers use actors with British accents to play bad guys, it may suit the RSPB to equip villains with Range Rovers and tweed
The Green Blob. What a wonderful term. It was used by former Tory environment minister Owen Paterson as a generic term to describe the shapeless mass of “unelected busybodies” comprising…
An internet connection is all you need, says Alasdair Mitchell. Whilst rural broadband speeds don't facilitate working from rural settings, satellite broadband could be good enough.
Media outrage that ignores facts can upset practical conservation schemes
The RSPB is a victim of its own hyprocisy when it comes to its culling activities says Sharpshooter
The RSPCA's request for confidential cull worker details exposes its weaknesses
Alasdair Mitchell on why he thinks The Charity Commission should call certain uncharitable charities to order
We pay the BBC to be impartial, yet its Springwatch presenters are allowed to offend
When rules outlive their original purpose, we shouldn't be afraid to discard them
Especially if the BSTs and the wooties are about
Is the latest hi-tech sighting system for stalkers ruining the sport element?
Planning inspectors can sometimes be the last defence against malicious antis