Johnny Scott

Johnny Scott
Types of grouse

Types of grouse is a passionately debated point. Are there distinct subscpecies of our favourite gamebird and, if so, which is the toughest? Sir Johnny Scott investigates whether Scottish grouse…

Sheep breeds

Could you name all of Britain’s sheep breeds? There is an astonishing variety grazing our hills today. Johnny Scott unravels the history of the country’s sheep farming to explain why…

Christmas animals. Robin

From uncomplaining donkey to traitorous wren, animals have always played a part in Christian iconography. The Field examines their role in celebrating Christmas

Use weather lore to predict the weather

Weather lore involves anticipating the weather. Using weather lore to predict the weather has been a principal concern of man since he crawled out of the swamp and will, no…