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Fox Hunting

We stop the holes,
stuff the exits,

ride high above the howl-
the hundred desperate feet.

What a meal is made of this:
the excessive chase; 6 more words


Election focus: The Hunting Act

Hunting deer, foxes and hares with dogs was outlawed 10 years ago. A poll by Ipsos Mori, conducted at the end of last year, found that 80% of people in Great Britain think that fox hunting should remain illegal, 86% for deer hunting and 88% for hare hunting/coursing. 784 more words


Transforming a City Home Into a British Pub

This Memorial-area couple had a vision, and, boy, did they make it happen. This is the dining room of a ’60’s ranch-style home. But they wanted to use it as a pool room / man cave / pub. 193 more words

Poem for 29 March 2015

Twenty-four years later, I’ve finally figured out what killed my Dad.

It wasn’t the enlarged heart or the hypertension or the hepatitis or the diabetes, 44 more words

Poems And Prayers

No Shades of Grey in the Hunting Argument

About a month ago I wrote an article, in which I lightly prodded the League Against Cruel Sports about their current stance over Trail Hunting. I thought I’d give it a few weeks to lend a little distance and give me time to mull over the various replies I received in relation to it, but this has only reinforced something I already suspected: You can’t wade into the hunting debate without being on a particular side. 933 more words


Friday, 13th March 2015

A selection of car stickers available from the Countryside Alliance:

Fight Prejudice, Fight the Ban

Scrap the Act

Keep Calm and Carry On Fox-tossing


More foxxy info

The Fox hunting debate is still a source of controversy today in Britain. Although the assistance of hounds whilst hunting has been banned for thirteen years in Scotland and ten years in England and Wales for being “cruel and unnecessary”, former hunters still argue that it is essential for conservation and pest control as well as being an important part of rural culture. 81 more words

Fox Hunting