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the last great hunt by joak

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deer hunting in the highlands in the auld days!
In medieval times, red deer were hunted in Scotland by driving large numbers of them across the hills and through woods into traps called ‘teinchels’, where hunters lay in wait. The link between deer and trees at that time led to the term ‘deer forest’ – still applied to some upland areas that are now treeless.
thought i wid show ye this for two reasons obviously it wis an important part o scotlnds history and aw these dugs with the exception o ma two deerhounds are rescued and we did this a few years back to make a calander tae raise funds for the greyhound rescue folk in scotland. obviously i never took the photy but i thought ye wid like tae see it
after the disaster at culloden when the highland way o life wis destroyed hunting became a sport for the rich and indigenous folk lost everything
brenda says its guid viewed large so i will take her word for it!


  • Marg Thomson Photography
    Marg Thomson P...about 4 years ago

    What a great photo! xoxox

  • ta pal glad ye like it

    – joak

  • Brenda Dow
    Brenda Dowabout 4 years ago

    First… to everyone….VIEW LARGE… there, now that’s done….. What a great image, Joak of you and your pals…. both men and dogs!!!! I love hearing about your history and seeing you here, all clad in your special attire……. and doing a calendar for the Greyhound Rescue Unit was a great thing to do!!!!
    Thanks for sharing with us!!!!

  • lol am large enough thanks very much!..gald tae share dug stuff pal an am pleased ye enjoyed it!

    – joak

  • Teacup
    Teacupabout 4 years ago

    great pic and definitely better viewed large – we get to see more of your face than in your avatar! I will check back as I’m sure you are going to get alot of great comments!! x

  • whit ! want tae see mair o ma face..yer huvin a laugh! thanks pal as always nice comment!

    – joak

  • Krys Bailey
    Krys Baileyabout 4 years ago

    Definitely better view large – get a better look at you load of villains, hahaha! ;o)

  • aye a widny trust them as far as a could throw them pal!

    – joak

  • Raymond Kerr
    Raymond Kerrabout 4 years ago

    Nice one cous … n’ fav’d ..

  • cheers bud ..ta for the fav anaw

    – joak

  • Hugh Fathers
    Hugh Fathersabout 4 years ago

  • magic hugh ta very much pal

    – joak

  • flame7
    flame7about 4 years ago

    Aye sum guid lookin dugs for sure! An the strappin lads in the photy ain’t half bad either!!! Fabulous shot of history, and thanks for the wee story :)

  • strappin laddies you behave yersel mrs jones!..glad ye enjoy ma wee stories!

    – joak

  • flame7
    flame7about 4 years ago

    Och aye joak you know the song!!! Lol :)

  • naw ..sing it tae me…

    – joak

  • flame7
    flame7about 4 years ago

    Hahaha naw am tane deff!!

  • its ok you dinny need tae hear it..

    – joak

  • flame7
    flame7about 4 years ago

    Oh your too darn hilarious joak!! :))))

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