So you’ve found something in your freezer that dates back 10 years. Will it be okay to eat? Taste alright?Read more
Cars, Computers and Women all wonderful but hard to figure out sometimes.Read more
Less decoys, more decoys, use dead birds, flapper and magnet or just a flapper perhaps?! Don’t panic..muchRead more
Always willing to try something new, I’m converted to shooting sticks to help me carry shooting into old age (or later years, PC Brigade take note).Read more
Once I had reached the pond I stood still and continued to observe in total silence for two minutes. I made sure that the gun light pressure switch was where it should be, shouldered the Mauser and took a step forward – that’s when it happened.Read more
Which Gun/Cartridge Combination works best?
I expect you have seen and heard this question a number of times – this isn’t the definitive answer but I’ll stand by it.
A couple of years ago I was delighted to be offered, over the phone, shooting on a farm 20 minutes from home, when I went to visit and speak to the farmer and was horrified to find that he had permanent pitches for caravans dotted all over his land. There were no safe areas anywhere not even for an air rifle – and holiday makers and their pets had free range!Read more
Ticks in the UK can carry Lyme disease, Babesiosis and Ehrlichiosis or a combination of them all. Any of the diseases on their own can be life changing and treatment from an infected bite should be sought straight away. Please share this with friends and family.Read more
It’s a well-known fact that dogs look like their owners, sorry Shar Pei owners, apparently we use the same sub-conscious part of our brain when we choose a dog that we use to pick a car or a partner, sorry again Shar Pei owners!Read more
I’d been Pigeon Shooting with friends before and really enjoyed it, learning about decoy patterns, hide building and why you should always bring your gloves in cold weather. Then, all of a sudden I had an opportunity to go out by myself. I considered my first solo trip to be a disaster really but I learned so much more by myself mainly by trial and error – something we all have to go through.Read more