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Come Rain or Shine

Standing under the thatched roof of the Orvis fishing hut, we watched as the heavens opened and the biblical rain poured. Down on the Kimbridge beat on the River Test, we stood there wondering if our guests would take one look out of their window and climb back into the safety of bed or, worse, […]

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Spotlight on Ivana Nohel

One of the most beautiful things about beautiful things is that they bring unexpected joy with just a glance. A warm glow that, with every look, permeates through the mundane. Fabulous design and craftsmanship, with a pinch of whimsy, quite simply evoke feelings of elation. A long-time friend of Zambuni, Ivana Nohel is a London […]

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Spring ascends to Highbullen

I will take a risk and say that spring has arrived! The easterly breezes are very welcome here in North Devon, as it means dry and warm weather, and has been over a week since the last rain fall. Although wall to wall sunshine is predicted for the next ten days, winter never seems to […]

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Road Tripping The Aristopractical Way

“People don’t take trips, trips take people” these words from John Steinbeck finely illustrate the way that many Londoners feel when the urge comes to escape the city. Rolling hills, fresh air and roaring country fires call from beyond the suburbs of the big smoke and sometimes it’s a call that’s just too loud to […]

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Subaru: For Your Journey

Last weekend, the Subaru UK forester 2.0i X Turbo CVT proved its worth on the road as we travelled from London to the Whittlesey and then on to Norfolk for an unforgettable trip with popstar-turned-farmer JB Gill. Packed to the rafters with country clothing and stalking gear from Orvis and Harkila, we embarked on a […]

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January snippets from the Devon countryside

What a wet start to the year! I believe we have had just two dry days in January and besides going outside for essentials, feeding sheep, walking dogs and taking a few tentative steps out on the course, I really haven’t taken any more than three good walks. So this blog is only about a […]

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Zed Talks: Introducing Marcus Janssen

For the first installment of our Zed Talks series, we asked the Editor of Fieldsports Magazine, Marcus Janssen, a few questions about his role and his vision for the magazine in the years to come. Have you made any changes to the magazine since taking over the editorship from Mike Barnes? When I joined Fieldsports in […]

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The future of shooting: A Q&A with David Florent founder of The Schools Challenge, and Manager and Instructor at The Oxford Gun Company

On December 12th The Schools Challenge celebrated a decade of supporting young shots across the nation, and made history by giving away a car as first prize to the very talented 16 year old Tom Scott, a prize value that has never been matched before. It was a great celebration of the sport, and a […]

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