25th Aug 2011: Memoirs of an Edinburgh Poacher by Bob Redwater
Name of speaker and subject:
Title of talk:
Memoirs of an Edinburgh Poacher
Bullet points of what you would like to cover:
- Nature Notes
- Ferrets to Dogs
Suggested you-tube links, websites and / or texts where further information may be found:
A few words about you and your passion:
I am a hunter and fisherman and enjoy being in the outdoors. I’m also keen on horses. I’ve worked on a cattle ranch in New Mexico and ridden through the Tham Desert in Rajasthan. One of my best friends is Mr Lone Eagle Redfox, a full-blooded Lakota Sioux I met in Albuquerque ten years ago and have corresponded with each other ever since.
A few lines about the history of your subject:
Penalties for poaching since the Norman invasion people have always taken the risk of punishment to procure meat to feed their families.
Anything else you may want to say:
I have written an honest account of my life as a hunter, which includes my criminal conviction for poaching on the Laird’s land.