Oliver Akers Douglas

Engaged by the sporting scene just before it springs to life, Oliver Akers Douglas tells Janet Menzies why he cannot turn away from the land. For more sporting artists, Michelle…

Siena Clarke

Offered shooting lessons at school and settling on a 28-bore, everything clicked into place for Siena Clarke and she became hooked. Ever since, shooting days have centred on family, from…

Thomas Becket

The shrine of Thomas Becket was the most popular pilgrimage destination in England until the Reformation, and his murder just after Christmas was a medieval shock. Yet prior to this…

Calligraphy

Really impress with your festive greetings this year. Top calligraphy artists share their secrets with Mary Skipwith on how to master the ink. Learn more about the symbols that appear…

Moya Cherwayko

Finding a good instructor was key for Moya Cherwayko. Now she not only competes, but has also founded a luxury shooting accessories company. For more sporting Dianas, seriously sporting women…

Land Rover Defender 110S

So, can the new Land Rover Defender 110S fill the very big boots of the iconic Defender? Charlie Flindt is happy to discover on-road excellence as well as off, but…

Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2 CRDi

The new Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2 CRDi shows how far the Korean manufacturer has come in 20 years, says Charlie Flindt. Though there is some trouble deciding who is responsible…

Moon phases

Moon phases were used by the ancients to measure time, and today our months are roughly equal to a lunar cycle. Sir Johnny Scott explains how the moon phases not…