A tale of two gamekeepers, lots of grouse and big coveys

The call of the moors while the heather is in bloom and there was a chance of hearing a grouse, curlew, snipe or lapwing calling was irresistible. Don’t tell my wife, but I declined an invitation to join a family party in Paris this week because the moors will always be No […]

A new book called ‘H’ is for Goshawk-Review by John Miles

‘H’ is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald Published by Jonathan Cape August 2014

Hardback Price £14.99 ISBN 9780224097000

A friend put me onto this book and at first glance you have not to be put off by the cover which is a hawk of sorts but does not reflect the writing inside. May be not […]