Hounds at Euston Rural Pastimes, Nr. Thetford, Norfolk 9.6.19

Hounds at Euston Rural Pastimes, Nr. Thetford, Norfolk 9.6.19

What a marvellous opportunity to see hounds of different types in East Anglia all parading on the same day at Euston Rural Pastimes. I was particularly pleased to see a beagle I walked for the Stour Valley ‘WARLOCK’ – enjoying the party with the big...
Essex & Suffolk Foxhounds 20th April, 2019

Essex & Suffolk Foxhounds 20th April, 2019

This was the last official engagement for Joe Tesseyman Huntsman of the Essex & Suffolk parading the Foxhounds at their point-to-point at Higham, Suffolk today.  Joe has been five seasons hunting these hounds – they love him.  The Essex & Suffolk are the...
Exmoor Foxhounds 29.3.19 Last meet of the season.

Exmoor Foxhounds 29.3.19 Last meet of the season.

When we bid a farewell to the season and turn out our hunters to grass, ‘twould be surely the blackest of treason to go without filling a glass.  To the men who have furthered our pastime by lending their fields for the fun! Here’s ‘The...
Exmoor Foxhounds 27.3.19

Exmoor Foxhounds 27.3.19

William Henry Ogilvie wrote: Always our fathers were hunters, Lords of the pitiless spear, chasing in English woodlands the wild white ox and the deer, feeling the edge of their knife-blades, trying the pull of their bows, at a sudden foot in the forest thrilling to...
West Norfolk Foxhounds visit Waveney Harriers 30.1.19

West Norfolk Foxhounds visit Waveney Harriers 30.1.19

“Tho’ hoarfrost lingered in the shade, and rime lay white in copse and glade, upon the winter landscape played a sun as mild as May.  With trampling hoof and stirrup clink the lanes beneath them rang; whole hamlets ran to watch them prink in brown and...
The Hunting Correspondent – visits Thurlow Foxhounds

The Hunting Correspondent – visits Thurlow Foxhounds

Those that know me – know I love to travel, especially if it involves watching hounds.  I like to visit; meet hunting friends, I have to say I am not that sociable at a meet (which is not my nature) but because there is only a small window in which to take...
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