The flighting and feeding of thousands of wild birds is a spectacle not to be missed. David Tomlinson takes a look at where you can go bird-watching in a winter…

Frozen dawns in the wrong place, skeins too high, too far – years passed before Tideliner finally bagged his first white-front for the festive table.

If there's one thing farmers love more than £180/ton for wheat, it's game-shooting. It's this love that will keep conservation features

Katie Dashwood meets the hunt supporters who are raising money – and pulses – with show-stopping performances.

Grouse, woodcock, snipe, pheasant, everything a discerning gun could want, in Upper Teesdale. This is a "proper back end day" with a mixed bag to dream about.

Jaques Hicter has 80 English partridge per square kilometre in Picardy as well as good crop yealds. He shares the secret of his success with The Field.

Astronomy need not be above your head. Learn to light up your winter nights with a trek through the galaxy. Just don't expect to become a star-crossed lover!

How to make lavender sugar

Last year I dusted my mince pies with vanilla sugar, which I had made myself. Earlier this year I read an article saying that lavender sugar was also good, but…

How to store salami

It's a real joy to be able to buy a large selection of salami on the market, but I find I am given different advice on the best way to…