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Crumpling the steeple scrapers – top techniques for January cocks; hunting the hidden gems – follow hounds where you wouldn’t expect; Imperial Camel Corps – Allan mallinson salutes the brigade’s…

Fruitcake and the WI. The Queen

Fruitcake and the WI, the two seem inseperable. And what would a sporting day be without fruitcake? Whether handed round at shoot elevenses or cut up into bite-sized chunks for…

Potted spiced meat

Potted spiced meat is a great starter to make ahead of time for Christmas day. Rather than missing the festivities slaving in the kitchen, entertain your guests and still enjoy…

Repair chipped glass

Knowing how to repair chipped glass is crucial with Christmas just around the corner. To get the table looking its best for the Christmas day lunch, your most treasured silver…

6 top fruitcakes. Melton Hunt cake

These 6 top fruitcakes are pick of the best this Christmas. They make the perfect centrepiece for the festive table. Alternatively, serve one of the fruitcakes for shoot elevenses or…

Buy a tank. Sandy

How to buy a tank may be useful advice with Christmas around the corner and if you are searching for an unexpected gift. Roger Field pops down to Tanks A…

Biscotti with almonds and orange

Biscotti with almonds and orange are the perfect Christmas morsel. Simple to make in vast quantites, they will keep everyone happy over the festive season. Either keep them for yourself,…

Old fishing reel

An old fishing reel in good condition will always have a better use on the lake rather than in a box. An old fishing reel will often work well with…

Squash, pearl barley and pancetta soup

This squash, pearl barley and pancetta soup is the perfect offering for a cold day. When the temperatures really drop, this rich and hearty soup is the best remedy to…