Country Notes

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

Patrick Galbraith on rural racism and the fear of outsiders

Patrick Galbraith says the rural vote is up for grabs

Patrick Galbraith says hunting would benefit youngsters