June 2017 Field cover

How to ace the charity clay shoots – George Digweed’s killer tips; the finest game gun ever built? We salute the hammer ejector; fishing tackle at a decent price –…

Michael Parker

Michael Parker owes his artistic technique to a much more undervalued skill: laying fresh plaster. Working plein air and ending the day covered in paint, there is still much of…

Best summer recipes

Philippa Davis’ elderflower and vanilla madeleines are the perfect finish to a dinner party, or package them up in a hamper for a picnic. If the temptation gets too much…

Free Range Vets naked charity calendar 2017

Budge over, British bottoms. The Aussies are back and as awesome as ever. The Free Range Vets naked charity calendar 2017 is the latest offering from those stellar Sydneysiders. And…

Flatcoated retriever

Infamous as the Edwardian country gentleman’s companion, these days the flatcoated retriever is eclipsed by the upstart labrador. Its enthusiasts remain but the flatcoats tragic susceptibility to cancer must be…

Suzuki Vitara S

The new Suzuki Vitara S has been blinged up a bit, but with a good coating of mud it quickly became one of the family. Charlie Flindt is impressed. For…

Asparagus and feta pastries

Eating asparagus as finger food with an excellent hollandaise sauce may be heavenly, but Philippa Davis’ asparagus and feta pastries are a real treat. Serve straight from the oven to…

Serena Williams

In our brand new column, seriously sporting ladies write about their lives and offer advice and encouragement. Serena Williams, the April Field cover star, goes first, sharing her sporting story…

Citizen science

The GWCT Partridge Count, the Great British Bee Count and the Big Farmland Bird Count are all examples of citizen science at its best. Enthuse participants and get big-data that…