Dark nights and the star of frosty mornings is something welcomed by country sports lovers: it means the season is in full swing. So, settle down and take a peak…

A black top hat alongside a leather top hat box

Question I have a top hat box in need of refurbishment inside and out. Could you recommend someone who would be able to carry out this work? Answer It is…

The Rt Hon Sir Malcolm Rifkind needs little introduction as the former Defence then Foreign Secretary who went on to chair the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament that oversees…

Pruning a diseased apple tree

I like to think that I am a proper gardener, by which I mean that cataracts and hurricanoes have to spout until they drench our steeple (we live next door…

Five Christmas stockings hanging in a line

Sometimes the most appreciated, useful or just plain fun gifts are not the most expensive. If you’re looking for inspiration, The Field‘s guide to the best Christmas presents under £50…

British gunmakers

In the 19th century, gunmakers could be found the length and breadth of Great Britain. Today there remains only a small core of British gunmakers, but they are building the…

The Philosophy of Cocktails By Jane Peyton There’s an ineffable quality to cocktails – probably because, as Jane Peyton neatly observes, ‘they are the liquid definition of the idiom “greater…