Alasdair Mitchell

Alasdair Mitchell
young gamekeeping apprentice

I would hazard a guess that many 
a captain of industry who also runs a shoot listens as carefully to his gamekeeper as he does to his finance director. Not…

Wildfowling on foreshore

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…

stalking with a scope

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…

hunting with bow

Hunting with a bow requires impressive stealth – but the jury's still out on its acceptability, says Alasdair Mitchell

home office

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.

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