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  1. Grouse 2014 – Late Season Roundup

    Shooting

    Even as I write this in the third week of October, grouse are being shot in big numbers in certain parts of the country.  We had a day of just over 200 brace last week in West Northumberland and others Read the Rest…

  2. Something for the More Adventurous – Sea Fishing Off Mauritius !

    Fishing

    Half Term holiday saw the four of us travel to The Residence at Belle Mare on the East Coast of Mauritius.  This is a really classy luxury Hotel in an enviable position on a long golden beach and with excellent Read the Rest…

  3. Fancy a quaint country get-away on the river Monrow ? The Bell at Skenfrith might just be for you!

    Rural Matters

    The Bell at Skenfrith, Monmouthshire My other half and I decided to have a few days away in the country and friends had recommended The Bell at Skenfrith. The Bell nestles the English/Welsh border overlooking the river Monrow. The hotel Read the Rest…

  4. Pick a Non Toxic Cartridge

    How To

    Picking a good non toxic cartridge is not an easy task. There are countless choices, each of which varies in performance and cost. We are frequently asked which cartridge to buy. To answer this you must consider 4 elements:  Quarry, Read the Rest…

  5. Schôffel Oakham – Our Product in the Spotlight

    Products

    Looking for a practical yet smart gilet? Look no further, the Schôffel Oakham is the gilet for you! The Oakham is designed for versatility. It’s made from innovative technology, Polartec® Thermal Pro® fleece designed to keep you warm. This technology Read the Rest…

  6. Sloe Mulled Wine Recipe – A Perfect Festive Winter Warmer!

    At Home

    750ml bottle red wine 1 large cinnamon stick 2 star anise 4 cloves 2 strips lemon zest 4 tbsp caster sugar 100ml sloe gin Put the red wine, cinnamon, star anise, cloves, lemon zest and sugar in a large pan Read the Rest…

  7. Update on Bulgy Eye – November 2014

    News

    Although there has been an increase in the number of moors which have reported incidences of Bulgy Eye this season, it certainly does not appear to be the case that the disease has “exploded”. Instead what seems to have happened Read the Rest…

  8. Schoffel Ptarmigan Ultralight Coat

    Videos

    The first video shown in this selection of Schoffel videos is for the outstanding new Ptarmigan Ultralight Coat Its name of ‘Ultralight’ sums up this exceptional coat really well.  It has a Venturi 2 layer laminate, is fully waterproof, windproof Read the Rest…

  9. Schôffel Oakham – Our Product in the Spotlight

    Products

    Looking for a practical yet smart gilet? Look no further, the Schôffel Oakham is the gilet for you! The Oakham is designed for versatility. It’s made from innovative technology, Polartec® Thermal Pro® fleece designed to keep you warm. This technology Read the Rest…

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