A giggling grouse, one amongst many, they are out there, you hear them, but you just can’t see them.
This sign gave me a smile,
Ok, I’m all for protecting moorland, all birds in fact (I’m especially very fond curlews) but the sign could also have read, ‘To protect moorland birds until such time we can blow their heads off’ but somehow that doesn’t have the same ring to it.
I’d be lying if I didn’t say I’d enjoy a nice game pie, or roast pheasant (especially if I didn’t have to pick the lead shot out of it myself.) So be afraid Mr pheasant, be very afraid