How can I get a transfer licence to buy a shotgun from Spain?

David Frost You need to contact the Spanish Embassy in London and ask them – Alternatively the Ministry of the Interior has a website at and the main Spanish shooting organisation has one at – both are in Spanish but your relative may speak the language if…

Introducing the stop whistle has slowed my dog down!

Gundog training: My Labrador’s training is progressing well but in one respect he has actually gone backwards. He has always been fairly fast on the outrun to a dummy but now that I’ve introduced the stop whistle, he has slowed right down.

Is the shooting technique I’ve read about correct?

Shooting advice: I've read a book on skeet clay shooting written by an American coach who says the knee on our front leg needs to be bent and the gun should be mounted with the elbow held high - almost at right angles to the shoulder pouch.