Traditionally our new season in February marks a new start but a New Year does give us pause to reflect on our own lives and how we wish to live and work in the 21st Century whatever stage of life we find ourselves. There have been some excellent stories of making a difference to individual […]
As I write this note the trees are turning and the swallows on their way South with partridge in every hedgerow and pheasants awandering! Grouse days have been fruitful and frustrating for nearby moors, with fog and muggy weather on some days and cool conditions on others. Par for the course, but always good to […]
We are now reflecting on our first conference in a series of five throughout the country with delight, pride and true gratitude to those who came along to speak on the day, support us through sponsorship and practical help and delegates who joined us. Lord Aylesford as our Chairman hosted the event with typical generosity, […]
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When I penned these verses I never thought for one moment they would appear in print, and I am indebted to my daughter, Amy, for persuading me to have it done, for her editorial and for the illustrations.
I would like to express grateful appreciation to Chris Catlin for his advice and sub-editing, and special thanks to Sophia Gallia for her extensive help.
Thank you to Buccleugh Sporting, Judge’s Choice Dog Food and The Shooting Times and Country Magazine, who have sponsored this book. Its proceeds will go to two causes close to my heart – The National Gamekeepers’ Organisation Charitable Trust and Gamekeeper Welfare Network.
For those who read it, the gamekeepers and other countrymen and women, I hope they recognise much of what I have tried to convey. To any others my wish is that it may give them an insight into what we are and how we view our countryside. I have not lived in the northern Penninne Dales, with their plants, birds and lead mining ghosts, for forty years without it leaving a lasting impression.
Lastly this is for all the gamekeepers gone and for all those to come; for without them the countryside would have been, and will be, a poorer place.”
Lindsay Waddell 2008
A Gamekeeper’s Reflections
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We were surprised and delighted by the quality and quantity of entries to our poetry competition with the theme: GAMEKEEPING FOR LIFE Thank you to all the entrants and many congratulations. Thank you too to our judges Sir John Scott Bt, Lady Scott, Lindsay Waddell and Patrick Galbraith. The winner of the adult section is […]
Newsletter (2) With appreciation to Sarah for being so patient putting this together and to James Bradley for sponsorship through Landmark Rabbit Control Ltd M: 07990 520660 E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.rabbitcontrol.org