Advent Sunday

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I trust that You are well and healthy this Advent Sunday, the first Sunday in Advent as we build up to Christmas. What is Advent? The word “Advent” comes from the Latin word for “coming”, and the season marks the countdown to Christmas. Churches observe this period by remembering the anticipation for the birth of Jesus, and preparing to … Continue reading Advent Sunday

A Country Girl’s Reflections on Environmentalism

BY ROCHELLE BLAKEMAN “Toil mastered everything, relentless toil And the pressure of pinching poverty… Everything by nature’s law Tends to the worse, slips ever backward, backward.” Virgil, the Georgics As a farmer’s daughter, I was blessed with a bucolic childhood. With only 1% of the UK population being farmers, it is a lucky stroke to have lived my younger years with a closeness to the … Continue reading A Country Girl’s Reflections on Environmentalism

On Simulation and the Metaverse

BY ADAM JAMES POLLOCK But what if God himself can be simulated, that is to say can be reduced to signs that constitute faith? Then the whole system becomes weightless, it is no longer anything but a gigantic simulacrum – not unreal, but simulacrum, that is to say never exchanged for the real, but exchanged for itself, in an uninterrupted circuit without reference or circumference. … Continue reading On Simulation and the Metaverse

The Rittenhouse Act

BY JON ALEXANDER In light of the recent Kyle Rittenhouse verdict, one thing is clear, both the UK and US need a Rittenhouse law. Since the verdict the Left-wing media have continued to push outright lies about the trial. Politicians, journalists and activists have been quick to peddle more lies and deliberately ignore the facts presented in court. Make no mistake, this has angered the … Continue reading The Rittenhouse Act

A Letter to My Really Creepy Stalkers

BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN Dear Timothy and Richard, It’s been a while. On police advice I have diligently kept quiet for over a decade now while my lawyer has amassed a log of your crimes against me, hoping for the day when legislation would catch up with your methods. Today I have decided to speak out as it’s important that the recent escalation in your unhinged … Continue reading A Letter to My Really Creepy Stalkers

Banned from Britain

BY EFFIE DEANS How many people who are delivering their daughters to Oxford University are a threat to national security? I can think of no such dad’s pulling up to the college in their estate cars packed with clothes and computers blowing themselves up at the gates to our dreaming spires waking them from their slumbers with cries of Jesus is merciful. Good Catholics have … Continue reading Banned from Britain

It’s For Our Own Good?

BY NOEL YAXLEY Imagine going into a restaurant for something to eat. You sit down and start to peruse the menu. Only for your order to be denied because your body mass index is too high.  Well that nightmare may soon become reality. This is the news that from January the government will be launching a new digital anti-obesity scheme. The HeadUp app will track … Continue reading It’s For Our Own Good?

In the Company of Gentlemen

BY STEPHEN PAX LEONARD The sky was tawny; the late afternoon frosty and brittle. The fields crunched as the shooting party of Byronic heroes walked across the spines of the hills enjoying some light-hearted repartee. Percy cum-Banter had spent the day on a shoot on the Scottish borders. Not one of those ghastly commercial shoots with appalling practices of burying birds at the end of … Continue reading In the Company of Gentlemen

It’s Official: Packham’s Wildheart Charity Lied about ‘Rescuing’ Tigers

CSM EDITORIAL Now it’s there in black and white for the whole world to see. The BBC’s Chris Packham lied in crowdfunders about his girlfriend’s Isle of Wight zoo charity The Wildheart Trust (now renamed the Wildheart Sanctuary) rescuing tigers. This magazine exposed the Truth in the following articles: Packham’s Paper Tigers Heat Turns up on Chris Packham Fundraising Regulator Probes Wildheart Damning Video Footage … Continue reading It’s Official: Packham’s Wildheart Charity Lied about ‘Rescuing’ Tigers

Remembrance Sunday 2021

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I trust that You are well and that Your loved ones are happy and healthy this Remembrance Sunday. This week I’d like to draw your attention to our armed services and their families. Not only do the armed services in the UK have an increasingly difficult time when they are serving – now that they have lawyers to worry … Continue reading Remembrance Sunday 2021

Hypocrisy or What?

BY MARK BIRD Recently Mark Avery of Lottery-funded Wild Justice alongside the RSPB lost an appeal against Natural England’s “brood meddling scheme” with regards to the Hen Harrier. Translocation a.k.a “brood meddling” is widely used by conservation bodies to bolster the genetic diversity of isolated populations or to reintroduce a species to its historical range. The RSPB have blocked a reintroduction scheme for the Hen … Continue reading Hypocrisy or What?

Why We Should Halve MPs’ Salaries

BY STEWART SLATER While perhaps not quite as certain as death and taxes, that Britain will get exercised about MPs’ remuneration is still an extremely good bet. The periodic pay increases Parliament votes itself (on, to be fair, the advice of an independent body) are guaranteed to raise an eyebrow and spark a round of muttering in homes across the land. As we are treated to … Continue reading Why We Should Halve MPs’ Salaries

How the Government Stole Christmas

BY JAMES BEMBRIDGE ‘15m jabs to freedom.’ Daily Mail, 27 Dec 2020 That headline, along with similar slithery talk of ‘a way out’ and a vaccine with a ‘100% effective rate’, left people with the not unreasonable impression there may come a time when they can go about their lives without the say so of a blond-haired blobfish. But the 15 million jabs came and … Continue reading How the Government Stole Christmas