Field to Fork – Should you eat what you shoot?

Hunter gatherer style is for me but is it for everyone who loves the sport? One day into my 2018 shooting season and the question of keeping what you shoot or over-shooting has come up on numerous occasions. Coming from a farm shoot where you might shoot a bag of forty mixed game is interesting … Continue reading Field to Fork – Should you eat what you shoot?

Unseen Italy – Behind the Scenes

As travel blogging is new to me, my initial thought was to write down everything that happened on a daily basis. What did we do, where did we go, what we ate etc. It became apparent that when reading through what I wrote, it was boring. I’m sure that millions of bloggers and writers have … Continue reading Unseen Italy – Behind the Scenes

Quitting – I cannot stop eating…Help!!

Why is it that when it comes to quitting certain things, there are some we can quit and some that we just can't get round. Willpower has a lot to do with it and naturally not everyone has enough willpower to sustain a blanket quit on all things bad. For many of us "normal people" … Continue reading Quitting – I cannot stop eating…Help!!

No such thing as bad weather…only bad clothes @ The Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Thank god the snow's finally starting to clear in my part of Yorkshire. It's been four days since leaving the house and I'm finally FREE!!! The blisteringly cold winds can claim responsibility for the endless snow drifts and me not being able to leave the house. If you've read through my previous post you may … Continue reading No such thing as bad weather…only bad clothes @ The Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Field to Fork – The Purity of Shooting

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

3 Acres, Yorkshire – There are pubs and then the 3 Acres

Living in Yorkshire we are lucky enough to have some great pubs on our doorstep. To be fair we have a lot of good pubs but there is always one that you can't stop going to because it's just that good. The 3 Acres is one of those - 3acres.com The pub is located just down … Continue reading 3 Acres, Yorkshire – There are pubs and then the 3 Acres

Uniquely Scotland – Proud to be Associated. See Scotland the right way!

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!

Bike, Car, Tree – 2 Minutes on Ile De Re

It might be a tad embarrassing to admit, however, I've only been to France once. A brief road trip with work through France in my book doesn't count and considering I travel around three to four thousand miles a month I should really have been a lot more! With a wedding invite came an opportunity … Continue reading Bike, Car, Tree – 2 Minutes on Ile De Re

While Mums at work #daddydaycare

I guess every mum and dad that works 5 days a week waits for the weekend for a bit of R&R or time to take a minute and breathe.......Mums are heroes and especially my wife who works long hours 4 days a week as a Veterinary Director and has to take the wee man to … Continue reading While Mums at work #daddydaycare

Welcome & thanks from the tarmac farmer

Well here we go... Thank you for taking the time to have a look at my blog. I think the reason for me starting this is mostly due to me spending countless hours in hotel rooms away from my family. If you are anything like me I hate being away from home however I also … Continue reading Welcome & thanks from the tarmac farmer