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Philip Moss on the British Shooting Show

Philip Moss provides an overview of the all-conquering British Shooting Show and his views on other shows and fairs in general At shows, it is usually the traders who are gloomy and complaining that things aren’t going the way they

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Townie Takeover

There has been a shifting demographic at country fairs across the UK, such as Burghley Country Fair. When the weather is good, Lincolnshire can seem like God’s own country. Then they go and ruin it by opening the gates. “I’ve

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I shot Bambi’s mother

Philip Moss confesses to the ultimate crime: That’s right – he went to Countryfile Live

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Fair Game: Bath Guildhall Christmas Market

Philip Moss swaps leather for literature as his dream of becoming a bookseller comes true at the Bath Guildhall Christmas Market. This is without the doubt the most difficult column of the year to write. For the whole year, I

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Talking Heads: British Shooting Show

Philip Moss pays a visit to John Allison and Annie Bertrand to discuss their plans for the British Shooting Show in 2016 and beyond. I find myself disorientated as I step into the kitchen of John Allison’s Dorset farmstead. My

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Fair Game: A Royal Welcome

Philip Moss enjoys his first Royal Berkshire and has a promising start to the autumn circuit. I have recurring dream in which I am a stand-up comedian on the stage of a large theatre and I have forgotten my opening

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Fair Game: Better never than late

Philip Moss regrets booking late after two disastrous game fairs but the third time is a charm. Up there with ‘Never fight a war on two fronts’ and ‘Never parachute into an area you’ve recently bombed’ should be ‘Never book

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Still game for the fair?

Philip Moss journeys north for mud and cider at the Game Fair – but will he return next year?

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Fair Game: The Stand Delivers

After a last-minute relocation, Philip Moss sets up shop at the CLA Game Fair and finds that, for once, things start to go his way

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Fair Game: A touching appeal

Philip Moss bemoans the current proliferation of customers who come not to buy, nor even to browse, but to smear, damage and destroy every product they can find

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