If you want a gundog with a good nose, an independent and intelligent mind and Kate Moss looks, the sharp, sophisticated flatcoat is for you.

On a shoot recently I was given a snifter of 1997 orange gin, a great change from sloe gin. I would like to have a go at making this. Have…

It looks elegant, it shoots well and it costs just over £2,000. Is this Guerini 28-bore the perfect gun?

You don't need gazillions of dollars to hit the glorious Bahamian flats and drown those winter blues in clear blue water.

Under Michael Cannon's direction, one of Britain's finest moors is a grouse paradise, but not everything in the garden is rosy.

In this day and age you can plant a fruit tree at any time; pot-grown plants are available all year at garden centres.

Embarrass Brown to save the Wandle. Only political will can ensure that the capital's most iconic trout river holds more fish than sewage after a summer downpour.

Overweight gundogs

Fat is a fitness issue. If your gun dogs are less than lean and lively it may be time to reassess their feeding regime and make a New Year's resolution…

"Woodcock swerving can be unnerving," according to an old Devon picker-up, but for Jonathan Young it is more like unbeatable.

Collecting swords, armour and firearms is to hold history in your hand. they are are also intrinsically beautiful. Just don't let your wife know how much it all costs