Country Notes

The grey areas of the law: trying to lead a life on the right side of The Poaching Act

Patrick Galbraith salutes the perfection of “imperfect” dogs

Shoots must be places of buzzing biodiversity

Patrick Galbraith on the complex ethics of butter substitutes

Patrick Galbraith hears a rare bird but fails with the rod

Plants, not hobbyists, are best for bees

Patrick Galbraith enjoys a frustrating day with dog and gun

Patrick Galbraith laments the increasing loneliness of rural life

Patrick Galbraith bags an unlikely deer: a roadkill roe buck

Patrick Galbraith says field sports are a boon for male friendship