Wine, Whiskey and Trophy Hunting

A few days ago, a good friend emailed me a photograph of an excellent, 12 year old bottle of cabernet we both enjoyed. He had found it in a village

Rifles, Reflections and Rewards

I remember the only ultimatum my wife ever gave me. I was in my 30s, trying to build a legal practice. We had just had our second child and living

Hunting the Hippotrages off to the printers

Over half the way through 2021! Seems even incarceration in your own home for months on end does not make the time pass any slower. Hunting the Hippotrages is still

Hunting the Hippotrages with the design team

Good afternoon everyone from a very chilly Henley-on-Thames, despite experiencing the hottest day in March for the previous 79 years just a few days ago, it was snowing as I

An update on Hunting the Hippotrages

HUNTING THE HIPPOTRAGES – SUBSCRIBE HERE What has happened to this year? And what a year! About the only good thing which has come from it for me has been

Newsletter – April 2020

It’s very unusual for me to produce two Newsletters so close to one another but one of my closest friends unexpectedly contracting inoperable, fourth stage, lung cancer has prompted me

Newsletter – January 2020

A belated Happy New Year to all of you. I hope you have enjoyed a peaceful, restful and memorable festive season with family and friends. I know I have. I

The Bastardising of Wildlife

I don’t think I have ever been this saddened and disheartened about hunting and conservation in South Africa. Last week someone WhatsApped me from Israel and asked, “Did you see

Scottish Roe Deer – Stalking and Conservation

I owe Alison Littlejohn a debt of real gratitude. If she had not ordered my book, Hunting the Spiral Horns – Bongo & Nyala – The Elite African Trophies, for

Newsletter – March 2019

It is almost two years to the day that I hunted my last animal, a Lord Derby’s eland in Cameroon. Along with me admitting that, in my 70th year, this