Paul Quagliana

Paul Quagliana
Man with pike fish

Pike fever rises to the surface unexpectedly, like a recurring illness, and there is no telling how long the bout will last. A pike was the first large fish I ever caught when I was…

wild garlic leaves

Two recipes for wild garlic pesto – a simple version and an advanced method Wild garlic is one of the most prolific and easily identifiable free foods. It can carpet…

Bisley target shooting

I don’t know whether it is Bisley’s military associations, but it wouldn’t be the first time I have “enjoyed” some form of exercise when I have visited the place. I…

Retriever Championships 2014

Windsor Great Park in Berkshire makes a superb location for the gundog retriever championships — which have been held there before — because of its history, its landscape and its…

Neil Baldock is a gamekeeper working on a low-ground shoot in Wiltshire. The farm comprises of 600 acres of mixed arable and small woodlands that were planted specifically for shooting.…

High birds and stunning scenery at Clovelly in north Devon

A shoot in Wiltshire that kicks off the season with some first-class home-reared partridges