The Grouse debate: some follow-up thoughts

Alas, I have been uncharacteristically quiet on the issue of driven grouse shooting of late, though this does not mean I have not been keeping track of the proceedings. I watched the evidence session, the parliamentary debate, and have busied myself today reading through various outpourings associated with the government's decision not to ban the practice. … Continue reading The Grouse debate: some follow-up thoughts

Packham Bashing: An Assault on Freedom of Speech?

Chris Packham is an inspiration to many young naturalists, myself included. His unique, highly intellectual, presenting style setting him apart from many other TV personalities, and his dedication when it comes to promoting the causes in which he believes, wholly admirable. He is, arguably, the face of Springwatch - the show which first propelled me … Continue reading Packham Bashing: An Assault on Freedom of Speech?