It is important to be comfortable and smart when riding to hounds. The Field guides you through sartorial hunting matters. Put your best breeches forward.

This year we have been plagued by ants, in particular flying ants. At one stage we had three flying ants' nests in the house. How can I prevent a repeat…

I would like to have a decent vintage watch serviced and repaired so I can give it to my grandson. Do you know a vintage watch repair specialist? WH, London

I would be most grateful for some help. My second skin for the winter is a Musto Highland shooting coat, which I have had for many years. Over the summer…

Have safety practices with shotguns changed over the years? I refer to the cover of the June issue of The Field. Her Majesty has a gentleman with a closed shotgun…

A few months ago I lent my wife a favourite carbon fishing rod while loch-fishing in Scotland. The fishing rod tip separated from the base section and a well-meaning gillie…

Over the past 10 years I have become increasingly beset by magpies. Do you know of any solutions to deter magpies rather than a hands-on method to trap them? DB,…