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Xavier de Poret and the Hermès Scarf

The beloved 90 x 90 cm (approximately 35 x 35 inches) piece of twill de…

School of Dog

Even yard dogs need some training—sit and heel and such—to bring out their own good…

Mistify

By late April, autumn has arrived in Argentine Patagonia, and the cooler air over Río…

Teutonic Tapestry

When most shooters think of German guns, they think military: Luger, Mauser, Walther. Rarely do…

Joe’s Grilled Salmon

The best book I know of for preparing fish of any kind is Salmon, by…

My Love Affair with Huîtres

Helen LaRose found me on Facebook, more than 40 years after we were teenagers on…

Wins and Losses

Anyone with an ounce of humanity would sympathize with the evaluators of guns and compilers…

Paper Trails

Every so often, it’s good to delve into the past and see how things used…

Twisted History

Way back in 1988, I bought a Parker-Hale chambered for the venerable 6.5x55 Swedish Mauser,…