Simon Garnham

Simon Garnham

Simon Garnham left the Royal Marines after ten eventful years. He now combines managing the family’s small farm in Essex with teaching English, wildfowling and running a highly informal shoot.

foxing on the foreshore

In 1999 and 2000, I was fortunate to spend many months in the jungles of Brunei and Belize as part of my Royal Marine training. Both were wonderful environments in…

night foxing

My grey partridges have been a pleasure this summer. Unlike their red-legged counterparts of previous years, they’ve been placid and calm. When I’ve introduced new birds to a pen, they’ve…

starting wildfowling

Eyebrows were raised at the last round of Home Office firearms licensing statistics when it was revealed that a seven-year-old had been approved for a shotgun certificate. That decision led…