"There is one September weekend when the countryside sounds as though rehearsels are being held for World War Three"

Deer hunting in France
Public DomainDeer hunting in France - Credit: Josie and Buck from Kentucky
 This September racket marks the annual start of the hunting season. It is not an uncommon sight to see a group of hunters with guns a-plenty marching through the country side at this time of year and regardless of the perception of hunting as a dying out sport, la chasse is still widely practised.