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Fact or Fiction? November 2014
It was with an increasing level of incredulity that I listened to a certain long running radio ‘performance’ whilst commuting in the car. Despite technology making it possible we do not think that anyone not in the UK has had the misfortune to listen to this BBC’d version of the countryside portrayed by actors in ‘The Archers’. Recently the story line revolved around a Hunt Ball. Unfortunately the script writers and editors appear to have seen this as a chance to wheel out some very juvenile parodies of how they felt various groups of country people (who seem trapped by the script in an endless class war) would behave at a Ball.
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Burne Bloodhounds - 7th December 2014 Fauld Hall Tutbury Staffordshire
The Burne Bloodhounds met at Fauld Hall, a new meet by kind permission of Sir Ian and Lady Ley. The country was varied to say the least with flat water meadows to start followed by the steep inclines of land over “Duchy” land farmed by Mr and Mrs Brown that took us into the village of Hanbury. T...
A Day Ower the Top
Another missed school day, I only had a couple of months left anyway, before going to work if I could find any, jobs were few and far between around that time. So instead of the school bus to Troutbeck Bridge I walked over Kirkstone Pass to Cow Bridge on the Patterdale side. It was still dark when I...
Burne Bloodhounds - Priory Farm Meet Report
The Burne Bloodhounds met at Priory Farm Equestrian Centre near Rugeley Staffordshire. Heavy rain the night and day before didn’t put of the riders or the foot followers who turned up at this historic ex priory set in the Staffordshire countryside overlooking the Blithbury reservoir. The rain had...