Emma Ford

From nursing sick birds as a child to opening the first dedicated falconry school in the world, Emma Ford’s childhood enthusiasms have developed into a love for many fieldsports. For…

Homemade lard and pork scratchings

This simple homemade lard and pork scratchings recipe comes from Lidgates: The Meat Cookbook by Danny Lidgate and Hattie Ellis. This filling, but incredibly moreish, snack is surprisingly simple to…

Terriers

What they lack in size, they make up in character. Terriers are loyal, loving and bounding with character and sporting instinct. And they have been the favoured companion of Britain’s…

May 2018 cover The Field

Catching the big beauties – tactics for a net increase; matching the hatch – how to find the right fly; how many guns do you really need – and how…

Spring turn out

Our winter-housed cows’ delight is evident at spring turn out, as they are returned to pasture. But this isn’t the only benefit, as Tim Field explains. For more on farming,…

Why not leave the gardening to the robotic iMow this year?

We may look forward to the warm lushness of a proper English spring, but the horticultural workload is never welcomed as effusively. From clearing winter debris, trimming hedges, tackling weeds…

Andrew Kay

Andrew Kay uses the scenery that surrounds him as his canvas. His striking steel sculptures act as one work of art, while their relationship to the landscape creates a second,…

Merkel 60e 20-bore

Michael Yardley is impressed by the Merkel 60e 20-bore. It is well made and well priced and, despite some eccentric styling, comfortable to shoot. For more gun reviews, read Michael…