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Heraldry

Today, dragons, unicorns and other such beasts are represented in novels and computer games, but heraldry began as an early system of identification, says John¬† J Tunesi of Liongam. These…

Top 7 best recipes for Burns Night

Take a whistle-stop tour through Scotland’s culinary history for Burns Night supper. The Field’s top 7 best recipes for Burns Night recommends the coast’s world-famous scallops to start and a…

The Field

Partridge fiesta – high birds in the hills of La Mancha; Monstrous fish in dangerous places – a bucket-list for the brave; Shooting the pigeon roosts – how to make…

Wogdon

The name Robert Wogdon is one that appears frequently in tales of the most infamous duels. John O’Sullivan and De Witt Bailey chart the life and work of the gunmaker…

Writers on fishing

In this edited extract from A Twitch Upon the Thead: Writers on Fishing, introduced and edited on Jon Day, writers from Charles Dickens to Virginia Woolf ponder the great pasttime…

The Field Gundog Awards 2019

Now in its third year, The Field Gundog Awards 2019, in association with Skinner’s Pet Food, is for proper gundogs working in the field – however brilliant or naughty. Judge…

Hyundai i30 Fastback N

Charlie Flindt finds himself determined to join the ‘hot hatch’ brigade after driving the Hyundai i30 Fastback N. It may not win any points among eco warriors – but it’s…

Venison harira

For something a little different, give your venison a Moroccan twist. Philippa Davis’ venison harira uses a method that is simpler than the traditional version, yet still hearty and nutritious.…