Everyone loves a snow day... I like a snow day. Repeat, day! This week has been one of those multi snow day weeks. "Yay, it's snowing!" I have been stuck at home now for three days and I am completely losing my mind. The country's shut down and once again we can't cope with weather … Continue reading Snow day – Work, Baby, Dogs…No Child Care = Interesting
EXTRAORDINARY AFRICA Our service and experience, your extraordinary adventure Extraordinary Africa creates unique African adventures, hand crafted for each traveller by our friendly experienced team. If you need to know the perfect spot for your sundowner, where to go if you just have to spot a leopard on your safari, and which beaches you can … Continue reading Extraordinary Africa – See Africa your way. Proud to be Associated & Support
My shooting career started with a very strict safety lesson given by my father. By the time I was able to carry a shotgun it became clear that I wasn't going to be allowed close to one until I had learnt "A Father's Advice." A Father’s Advice If a sportsman true you’d be Listen carefully … Continue reading Field to Fork – The Purity of Shooting
Some of you may know Sasta and some of you may not. If you don't know it, it's time to get to know it - Sasta Clothing This brand, in my view and experience, produces some of the finest technical outer wear in Europe. Using modern and natural technology this clothing is simply outstanding. I … Continue reading Sasta Clothing – Proud to be Associated. Gear for Savage Weather
Whether it's Kamchatka, BC or Scotland, cold is cold. Make sure you have the right kit so you don't freeze to death while up to your arm pits in ice cold water and blistering cold winds. Being a kit hoarder I have jackets and under layers coming out of every draw in my house. The … Continue reading Winter’s Coming – Loop Technical Outer Wear, Get the Right Kit!
It is with great pleasure that I can announce Country Dad's support for the River Ure Salmon Trust. Please show your support by joining the River Ure Salmon Trust and bringing this stunning river back to life - RUST Membership For more information on tackle and fishing the Ure please contact me via E-mail Me The Ure … Continue reading River Ure Salmon Trust – Support The Revival of Yorkshire Salmon
Man's Best Friend It's hard to imagine what life would be like without our four legged friends causing absolute havoc. For me, it's no life at all! My family was, and is, a haven for spaniels with the odd Cairn Terrier thrown in for good measure. It was the stereotypical country home with spaniels everywhere. … Continue reading Man’s Best Friend – What’s life without them
There are travel companies and then there is Uniquely Scotland. This is truly a unique way to see one of the most beautiful countries in the world and what makes this company unique is owner and director, Archie Stirling-Aird. I have known Archie since we were twelve years old and can safely say … Continue reading Uniquely Scotland – Proud to be Associated. See Scotland the right way!
As a boy basically born on the river bank or any fish-filled watering hole, this is a dream and an unbelievable privilege. Hasn't tackle changed over the years, and how fortunate are we that great fishers around the world are producing kit that makes fishing so much easier and most of all, make kit that … Continue reading Loop Tackle – Incredibly Proud to be Associated
The fisherman's wife is often driven to enraged outcries of anger when it comes to the husband's unhealthy obsession with fishing. We've all been there and of course we have all taken a verbal beating from the Mrs when mentioning or even suggesting a fishing trip. Unless your other half is as obsessed as you … Continue reading The Fisherman’s Wife – Mrs Management