Friday, 12 August 2011

The Glorious Twelfth

The Glorious Twelfth refers to 12 August, the start of the traditional shooting season for red grouse in the UK.

No wild animals will be harmed if you bag a registration for the BIFHSGO conference today, the final day for discount registration. Go to http://www.bifhsgo.ca/cpage.php?pt=22

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It also refers to the 12th of July, a day marked with parades up and down the valley. For years I thought the parade in Pembroke was for my grandfather. It was his birthday, his name was Bill and he rode the white horse at the front of the parade.

Bill Clayton, Surrey, BC