This time last year I was expressing some concern about how the UK’s deer population was fairing amidst a number of storms that had ravaged much of the UK and in particular Scotland.
To quote the terribly un-pc verse of a song from the chaps at Monty Python: “I like Chinese, I like Chinese, they only come up to your knees”, indeed it is true, as is the later verse: “I like Chinese, their food is guaranteed to please” which it does.
November this year is looking as though it may be somewhat of an anomaly. Firstly because of the unseasonably mild start to the autumn and secondly because of a ‘super moon’, no I correct myself, an ‘extra-super moon’ no less.
This October with the Fallow Rut about to kick off, the Capreolus Club secures a long term lease at the historic Epping Forest.
Toby Worthington highlights the risks and precautions associated with this highly infectious disease and looks at the consequences of it spread to the UK.
Not one of my preferred authors, however, Richard Dawkins once wrote "Nature is not cruel, only pitilessly indifferent. This is one of the hardest lessons for humans to learn”.
As Benjamin Franklin once famously said: “By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail” When the perfect opportunity presents itself will you be ready?
Further to our article last month in which James Mott discussed how to zero your rifle, James Schneider illustrates the importance of taking these principles into the field.