At his bungalow in Palm Springs, Steve McQueen practices his aim before heading out for a shooting session in the desert, 1963.

1963: A year in the life of Steve McQueen

It's easy to say that McQueen was and still is the quintessential king of cool but it's easy forget that he was a pretty simple man living an extraordinary life.  1963 found McQueen at the top of his game and...
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Inspiration in an English Autumn

We do love our English Summers but the Autumn holds a special place for us.  We know that winter is coming and that the day will soon be bitterly cold  with afternoons becoming oppressive and darker...
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A driven pheasant hunt in high style

  Is there anything more Autumnal than getting out into the storied English countryside and participating in a driven shoot?  Lovely company, beautiful guns, and a flask of Laphroaig at days...
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Purdey & Sons: The Art of Gun Making

JAMES PURDEY & SONS LTD, SHOTGUN AND RIFLE MAKERS From their Mayfair headquarters in London, the two hundred year-old company has built a reputation for making some of the finest firearms the world has...
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Le Chameau: Welly Aristocracy

  There are certain articles of clothing that we go back to again and again until they become a part of who we are, a part of our very make up.  For once we aren't going on about our glorious...
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Reynard

As a child I came across the fox as most do. The pages of Aesops Fables, The Fantastic Mr. Fox, Goethes's Reineke Fuchs, and Reynard the Fox, telling of the trickster, the joker, the cunning and experienced...