Country Notes

Parting ways with a favourite old shotgun

The dog owners of this country have had enough of experts

Why are we so dismissive of rural ways?

We need to be honest about the reality of the kill

A trip to Ted Hughes’s “loneliest place”

Stalking muntjac and fallow deer in Lincolnshire

Tweed breeks, secret shoots and searching for lapwings

Meeting the new boss of London’s finest gunmaker

A time when countrymen had to steal or starve

The tales that show how rural life has changed