Collecting wild bird eggshells

Collecting wild bird eggshells has become a hobby of the past, as the majority of today’s children experience nature via their televisions or museum displays. But Tony Ladd has made…

Reduce gundog shedding

Fed up of constantly hoovering? There are certain things you can do that will help reduce gundog shedding. There is no way to completely stop shedding, it is a natural…

Stockman

February is a dark, dormant time for the stockman. But his life can be made a happier one at this time of year, with state of the art, modern farming…

Tristram Lewis

Inspired by Munnings from a young age, Tristram Lewis tells Janet Menzies why he swapped his paintbrush for Plasticine to immortalise a great racehorse in bronze. For more sporting art,…

Zaza Shelley

It is rare to find sporting art that is actually about the animals but this is what Zaza Shelley has dedicated herself to. Hours of careful observation is how she…

Subary Forester 2.0D XC

The Subaru Forster 2.0D XC proves as practical as ever, but it’s the return of the favourite rural hue that gets Charlie Flindt’s pulse racing. For a Subaru less suited…

Hedgerows

Restoring the patchwork quilt may be a guilty government’s attempt to repair the landscape or it could have great benefits for farm businesses. Tim Field decides whether new trees and…