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The Hunter Naturalist

Apr 28 2011 08:43 am | SEAN3513 in Hunting & Country Life

To gain full enjoyment from the sport, every hunter should be a naturalist at heart and do his/her best to gather a more than basic knowledge of the animals of the countryside, their habitats and characteristics. Those unacquainted with the principals...

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Food From the Fields, Not the Aisles.

Feb 19 2012 04:47 pm | milegajo in Hunting & Country Life

Hunting is without doubt, an ancient and natural practice. In fact it is more than that. It is most definitely an art. What one could term as the 'usual' or 'mainstream' Joe Blogs does not have to creep along hedgerows, crouch in a hid...

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Protect me from what I want

Jul 14 2011 03:07 am | Stabs in Hunting & Country Life

Im sure most of you are aware of the phrase Be careful what you wish for, lest it come true and its one that has been at the forefront of my mind quite recently. I guess its supposed to be interpreted that our innermost desires may bring unforseen...

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Hunting Its Spiritual and Mythological Connec...

Mar 08 2012 11:04 am | milegajo in Hunting & Country Life

It is often a source of amusement as well as puzzlement to me, when I encounter individuals who grimace or display a squeamishness whenever my hunting and butchery comes up in conversation. My amusement has a wry edge to it as the first question to my...

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Man Ultimate Predator, and Amateur Vegetable.

May 18 2012 01:45 pm | milegajo in Hunting & Country Life

The ego, with it's insatiable appetite for more, compelled Man to vanquish all those who would dare threaten him. Their predatory prowess, perceived as a challenge and an affront to his own. The conquering of them, to this day, held as a symbol of...

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A Springtime Walk

May 02 2011 07:10 am | SEAN3513 in Hunting & Country Life

A springtime walk around the nature reserve This time of year is probably the best time to see wild flowers, on a warm morning you can sit among the lush grass and flowers and let them warmly touch your senses, the woodland areas too, are bursting...

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