Johnny Scott

Johnny Scott
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…

Types of grouse

Types of grouse is a much debated point. Are Scottish grouse really tougher to shoot than those across the border, asks Sir Johnny Scott. For more on our favourite gamebird,…

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…