Rudyard Kipling pictured with his wife Carrie, also a motoring enthusiast, travelling by car to Buckingham Palace in 1925

He was a prolific writer, the first Briton to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, who nonetheless declined the appointment as Poet Laureate and turned down a knighthood. Rudyard…

A pair of much-loved but chipped glasses by William Yeoward

Query I have some chipped glasses: William Yeoward tumblers I was lucky enough to be given by a son. Unfortunately, despite not using them often or putting them in the…

The Field’s fishing special is full to the brim with features dedicated to the rod, fly and fish, as well as our usual top-notch content. Tobias Coe chases monster wild…

Chickweed is one of the many annual weeds that can blanket borders

Ah, the merry month of May. How much we look forward to it, since it always feels like the time of greatest promise in our gardens. You can almost taste…

A springer a work during a gundog display at Crufts - the Kennel Club's world-famous dog show

Picture this: you are a tourist in the middle of Mayfair, perhaps staying in the Sheraton Park Lane or The Ritz if you are lucky. You cross the road from…

Here are the 6 best properties currently on the market with water features such as ponds, lakes and even a river beat attached. 6 OF THE BEST PROPERTIES WITH WATER…

fishing kit

Here are 9 pieces of fishing kit you shouldn’t be without whether you are casting from a grassy bank or wading in the middle of a river. 9 MUST-BUY PIECES…

racing

All the point-to-point fixtures for May 2023 in one place for you to plan and prepare for an enjoyable day out in the countryside. POINT-TO-POINT FIXTURES: MAY 2023 Wednesday 10th…

The Reverend Dr Jamie Hawkey photographed outside Westminster Abbey

THE Reverend Dr Jamie Hawkey, Canon Theologian of Westminster Abbey and a Chaplain to HM The King, goes to put the kettle on. Through the windows of his sitting room…

The Game Fair 2023

The Game Fair – the largest, tweediest, doggiest, most immersive, comprehensive and joyous countryside festival in the world. Set to celebrate its 65th anniversary this year, The Game Fair 2023…