Just Don’t Get It

BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN There are certain words and phrases that should stand out as obvious red flags. People who talk in a paranoid fashion about “they” all the time, or warn you to “not use Google and use DuckDuckGo instead”. Those who bring up the “fifth plane” whenever 9/11 is mentioned. Or those whose default position for government spending strategy is “the magic money tree” … Continue reading Just Don’t Get It

Do L&G Hate the British Countryside?

An Open Letter to the Legal & General Board Dear L&G Board Members, We are compelled to inform you that L&G’s Brand and reputation is in jeopardy.   You state:  ‘Our purpose is improving the lives of our customers, building a better society for the long term and creating value for our shareholders. This shapes every aspect of how we do business. We’re not only … Continue reading Do L&G Hate the British Countryside?

The Food Bank Con

BY BREXIT TORY Ask any Corbynista to explain why food bank usage is on the increase and they’ll respond in a hand-wringing frenzy of self virtue and hysterical ranting: “People are literally starving to death, pensioners are freezing to death, frozen solid in their Shackleton’s arm chairs, disabled people have been murdered by the government, people are dying in hospital cupboards and the Tories are … Continue reading The Food Bank Con

Project Fear Bingo

CSM EDITORIAL Welcome back, Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine. No doubt You had a Merry Christmas and enjoyed a break from Brexit, nightmares about Corbyn gulags and the nonsense of identity politics. Christmas waves a magic wand over this part of the world, and behold, everything seems calmer and more doable. It took the BBC a while to get going after Christmas with its … Continue reading Project Fear Bingo


BY ANDREW MOODY The first time I heard the term “transsexual” was around age fourteen in Thomas Harris’s horror classic The Silence of the Lambs:  ““Do you know the procedure for testing male applicants for transsexual surgery?” “No.” “It may help if you bring me a copy of the regimen from any of the centers, but to begin: the battery of tests usually includes Wechsler … Continue reading Transinsanity

Cranberry with Camembert Tear & Share Bread

Ingredients: 1 large boule 50ml olive oil 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves 2 tsp freshly chopped rosemary Pinch salt Freshly ground black pepper 250g wheel Camembert, cut into thin cubes/strips 250g jar whole-berry cranberry sauce Method: Preheat oven to Gas 4/180/350° and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Using a serrated knife, crosshatch boule, slicing every inch in both directions and making sure … Continue reading Cranberry with Camembert Tear & Share Bread