The plan to go back to the Eastern Counties was made just a little bit more difficult than it might have been as James Bouskell very kindly offered me the Wilton at the same time, a most acceptable hunting country in Wiltshire, Dorset and part of Hampshire. This had been a far from easy decision to make and was one I still today occasionally look back on and say to myself, what if? However with no regrets whatsoever, it was the Essex and Suffolk where I was to go and cut my teeth for the next four seasons and, as an East Anglian born and bred, it more than likely made sense. However I often imagine that hunting hounds on the Radnor Estate must have been the greatest of fun!
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