How to find the correct deerstalking hat.

The correct deerstalking hat is a crucial accessory for any stalker. Spot a hunter stood against the edge of a misty woodline and it is apparent that the correct deerstalking…

How to judge pectin levels in fruit.

Knowing how to judge pectin levels in fruit is crucial when it comes to perfecting your jam. Not only do different fruits have different amounts of pectin, these levels can…

catch a Guineafowl.

Knowing how to catch a guineafowl is a useful skill for those who have the birds in garden or field. They can be notoriously difficult to wrangle, so it is…

How to pickle wlanuts

When do I pick walnuts to pickle them and how do I pickle them? It will be my first crop from two young trees that are six or seven years…

Boutet gun. Historical hunting weapons

The Boutet gun was rather special, and one of 11 guns given by Napoleon to Carlos IV of Spain. Edward Impey, director general and master at the Royal Armouries Museum,…

A part of the painting, Goodberry Partridge, by James Gillick.

James Gillick and his exceptional work is often spotted at the Game Fair and will be on display at Burghley this year. Janet Menzies discovers what makes this sporting artist…