Art

In Praise of the Sardine

When my darling niece and her sweetheart’s family begged us to take them on safari,…

What Is Sporting Art?

In 2021, the former Friends of British Sporting Art, of which I was a member,…

All I Want (to give) for Christmas

When I remarked to my adult niece that the proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) in the…

Tracking Down Frank Stick on the Outer Banks

If, in 1977, I was the leader of our first quest together – sighting red-cockaded…

Terry Mathews’s Elephant – a Football Icon

by Brooke Chilvers You haven’t lived if you haven’t been to a Durty Nelly’s Irish…

Tracking Tigers in Life and in Art

The first tiger in my life was Shere Khan, the “chief among tigers” in Rudyard…

What’s in a Name?

I miss bookstores. Not mall bookstores with 50 shades of the same thing, but independent…

Janis Gave Me a Pheasant

I opt to make a version called Braised Pheasant with Sauerkraut Alsatian Style. Our county…

From the Clairière de l’Armistice to Franz Marc

Virtually every French king, and two self-proclaimed emperors, hunted stag, roe deer and wild boar…

Xavier de Poret and the Hermès Scarf

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

My Love Affair with Huîtres

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