The Fall of Roger Crouton

BY BEN PENSANT Little good has come from the twin horrors of Brexit and Trump, unleashed three years ago to strike fear and loathing into the hearts of celebrity QCs, milquetoast columnists, and shit-for-brains actors everywhere. Sure, leaving the EU has emboldened decent liberals who spent years fighting hatred and bigotry, gifting them a free pass to be hateful and bigoted towards 17 million people … Continue reading The Fall of Roger Crouton

Town V Countryside?

BY JAMIE FOSTER The latest outbreak in the war between the town and the countryside was caused by Natural England rescinding the general licence for shooting pest species of birds after campaigning by anti-shooting group Wild Justice headed up by Chris Packham. The rescinding of the general licence has left farmers and landowners in the lurch with no way of controlling predatory species such as … Continue reading Town V Countryside?

Harris’ Hannibal

BY ANDREW MOODY I remember my parents driving my brother and me through the Florida Everglades in 1999 and roadside shops had announcements they were stocking the new Thomas Harris novel, the sequel to The Silence of the Lambs: BUY HANNIBAL HERE! HANNIBAL LECTER RETURNS! It seems strange in today’s post-digital multimedia age that a paperback book could generate that much anticipation and interest. The … Continue reading Harris’ Hannibal

Mediterranean-Style Lamb Chops

Ingredients: 2 tbsp chopped fresh mint 1 tsp finely chopped fresh rosemary 3 garlic cloves 3 tbsp olive oil 4 lean lamb chops or cutlets 1 aubergine, sliced 4 courgettes, sliced 2 red peppers, cut into large chunks 2 yellow peppers, cut into large chunks 85g/3oz feta cheese, crumbled 250g/9oz cherry tomatoes Method: Using a pestle and mortar or food processor, blend together the mint, … Continue reading Mediterranean-Style Lamb Chops

Our Turn to Speak

PRESS RELEASE May 1st is the start of the hunting year – and This is Hunting UK today launches a campaign to re-emphasise hunting’s place as a vitally important cog in the countryside mechanism. TiHUK feels strongly that for far too long, the anti hunting brigade have dominated the airwaves and social media with their opinions and intent to destroy the reputations, livelihoods and work … Continue reading Our Turn to Speak