Peaceniks or Killers?

BY DEBORAH JANE NICHOLAS Part 1 – In this series I aim to cover all the weaponry horses have in their rather formidable arsenal. While predators may be seen as well-equipped killing machines, this particular prey animal is more than capable of inflicting serious and at times fatal injuries. If you love horses, then undoubtedly you will find this image beautiful. Perhaps it will invoke feelings … Continue reading Peaceniks or Killers?

Supporting #BritishTomatoWeek

BY NONI CHRISTOPOULOS Baked Feta with Tomatoes:  A delicious and beautiful starter that is simple to make, just place all ingredients into the oven.  Enjoy a glass of wine while you wait for the feta to soften and the tomatoes burst into a sweet mess. Ingredients: 250g feta 25 mixed cherry tomatoes halved 1 tsp crushed garlic ¼ small red onion thinly sliced 1½ tbsp … Continue reading Supporting #BritishTomatoWeek

A Prayer for Our Children

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I trust I find You well and healthy. Today I’d like to focus on children. Children are a gift – an amazing blessing from God. Every single day we may find ourselves doing a lot for our kids, loving and caring for them, nurturing, teaching, training, helping, leading, equipping, encouraging, protecting, and so much more. We spend precious … Continue reading A Prayer for Our Children

Paddock Size Matters

BY DEBORAH JANE NICHOLAS When strolling through the undulating landscape of Dorset recently, one particular right of way cut its way through a very large paddock. I entertained myself by trying to guess the types of horses that had been there. The field had been poached over winter, because even in May the grass looked decimated and was littered with discarded spoilt hay. This now … Continue reading Paddock Size Matters

Fear Merchants of Yesteryear

BY JAMIE FOSTER Having lost the Labour leadership to his brother and swanned off to the States to be the President of the International Rescue charity, David Miliband has decided to swan back to Britain to interfere in Brexit. Teaming up with Nicky Morgan and Nick Clegg, David is calling for a ‘soft’ Brexit, which appears to be another word for no Brexit at all. … Continue reading Fear Merchants of Yesteryear

60 Years of The Game Fair

After months of research, The Game Fair’s original founding father – the late Nigel Gray ­– has finally been tracked down ahead of the event’s 60th anniversary celebrations this year. Mr Gray’s family have kindly donated a black-and-white portrait photo of him at the very first Game Fair in 1958 which will be on display at the onsite museum being curated to celebrate the history … Continue reading 60 Years of The Game Fair