Wildscribbler

Author, Rural Writer, Blogger, Photographer

The Air Rifle And The Law

(Reprinted from Airgun Fieldcraft, 2016 and updated, Feb 2017. Excludes Scotland.) The air rifle is a hugely maligned tool where the press and general public are concerned … and quite … Continue reading

February 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

East Anglian Game & Country Fair 2017

The East Anglian Game & Country Fair will take place on Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd April 2017, at The Euston Estate, Thetford. There will be lots of exciting new … Continue reading

February 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Snowdrops & Anarchy

“You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.” So said Walter Hagen, many years ago. My choice … Continue reading

February 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Passage Of Ghosts

It was late afternoon in the garden wood and I was indulging in my passion for roost shooting. For the uninitiated, that is culling woodpigeons as they head into the … Continue reading

January 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Gun For All Seasons

I am often asked (not just by fellow shooters but also landowners) why I stick rigidly to air rifles as my preferred hunting option? The answer is carved through my … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Christmas Ghost Story

The Range Rover Evoque purred up to the huge iron gates and Megan Dale waited for the security system to recognise the vehicle and open them. It was nine o’ … Continue reading

December 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Beautiful Stoat

I was stunned today when one of the magazines I write for forwarded this reader letter for me to respond to. “Reading your December issue I was upset and angry … Continue reading

December 16, 2016 · Leave a comment