Zambuni’s Blog

Musings from the Zambuni world. Below we explore the best of both town and country.

Visit Orvis UK at The Game Fair 2018

Join Orvis UK at the Game Fair 2018, Friday 27th to Sunday 29th July, at stands #G808 and #L1443 for all things fly fishing, dog and outdoor lifestyle! Orvis Fly Fishing 101: Throughout the weekend Orvis instructors will be offering free Learn to Fly Fish classes on the casting pool in the Fishing Village. FF101 introduces modern fly fishing to absolute beginners by...

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Matarrubia Shooting Estate, Spain

Less than an hour from Madrid lies one of Spain’s finest shooting estates. Since the lodge was built two years ago, I have been fortunate enough to be invited on several occasions to shoot Spanish partridge. They are some of my most memorable weekends in the past few years for many reasons ranging from the sport to the climate to the...

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Octavian K. brings the feel of Florence to Mayfair

We had a fabulous evening bringing the feel of Florence to Mayfair with Octavian K. presenting his new gentlemen's suit collection, held at Pickett in Burlington Gardens. The guests enjoyed an intimate evening being seduced by Octavian K.'s elegant and refined Italian style. Guests sampled the collection and Octavian gave a presentation, including a brief history of his time spent in Florence where he started...

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Nineteen 87 host ‘Bake it Better’ charity event

Nineteen 87, a new, super premium dog food which uses UK sourced ingredients and supports the 'farm-to-bowl' ethos, hosted a 'Bake it Better’ fundraising event in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Children's Charity. Bake it Better is a national fundraising event, inviting budding bakers to whip out their aprons and bake up some tempting treats to help raise vital funds to...

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The British Game Alliance launches

  On 21st May 2018 at the Westminster Kingsway College, London, the members of the British Game Alliance (BGA) spoke openly and honestly to some of the leading members of the shooting community about the current state of the game meat industry whilst introducing what is to be, a ground breaking nationwide initiative. The British Game Alliance is the official marketing board for...

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The Arundell Arms partners with renowned sporting artists for the inaugural ‘Arundell Art Week’

From Thursday 3rd May, a selection of acclaimed sporting artists from around the U.K. will be showcasing their country pursuit inspired pieces, local Devon landscapes and stunning photography at the famous Arundell Arms Hotel in Lifton, Devon. With over 55 years of family management, the Arundell Arms Hotel has been owned and run since 1961 by the Fox-Edwards family. Hailed as one...

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#5050onthewater

From women-specific gear development to non-profit partnerships and women-centric storytelling, 50 50 on the Water aims to inspire and celebrate women in the sport we all love. Why are there more women not on the water? What keeps some of them away from participating? Fly Fishing is a game of stalking, accuracy and precision. Women are just as competent as men in...

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Paul Procter reviews Orvis’ brand new Helios 3

Following rave reviews on the far side of the pond the great and the good of UK angling gathered in deepest Hampshire to see if the recently launched Orvis Helios 3 lived up to expectations.  It was a Friday in late September and blessed with balmy autumnal weather, conditions seemed perfect to put this rod through its paces. Such gatherings are always nervous affairs...

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NEW Vinyl & Cocktail bar launching at Boisdale of Mayfair

London’s first vinyl and cocktail bar opens in Mayfair with a big difference! Boisdale of Mayfair are launching London’s very first vinyl and cocktail bar, and it’s set to impress! Renowned for hosting some of London’s best jazz musicians, Boisdale have taken on one of the most powerful and renowned speakers, Devialet Phantom, to deliver the stunning sounds of some of the most...

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