Ancient Laws

A report in The Times says that out of date laws are to be repealed. It reminded me of my favourite unenforceable and rather laughable piece of legislation that makes it illegal to fail to do archery practice every week. So get out your bows and arrows and head to your nearest archery ground – usually called something Butts. I would guess most are under concrete now.

About scribblingadvocate

Born in Lancashire, Law degree from Sheffield University and MA in Creative Writing from Exeter. A barrister for twenty five years, who appeared in the Crown Courts in and around London. When I retired we moved to live in Devon, first on Dartmoor, more recently overlooking the Exe Estuary. After twenty years I still feel an excile from London. Married, no children but own an affable Springer Spaniel. I love reading, walking and travel. I completed an MA in Creative Writing at Exeter University and have written two books, Crucial Evidence and Reluctant Consent both set in London. You can email me contact@scribblingadvocate.com

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