This Old Ithaca

Embodying a history of family, friendships and choices This began as a drawn-out conversation about refurbishing an heirloom shotgun, and then it swerved sideways...

The Patiala Silver Ghost

The Patiala Silver Ghost

In 1919 in India, where peasants and oxcarts vastly outnumbered princes and motorcars, this bespoke Rolls-Royce must have appeared like the chariot of a god.

On Snilesworth Moor

Ruinously expensive, almost preposterously élitist, leading to giddy highs and suicidal lows, driven-grouse shooting is one of those sporting challenges that exceeds.