Sporting Arts

John Wootton

Few circumstances are more frustrating than reading about an interesting, even historically important, painting and…

On the Road With the Unstoppable Albert Bierstadt

As a kid growing up in Manhattan, I went to nursery school down the street…

On Safari with Grant Hacking

I wish I’d collected the T-shirts I’ve seen over the years of Africa’s Big Five…

Spring Means Asparagus

As a child in the 1950s, I did not grow up with fresh asparagus. Or fresh…

24 Hours — OK, 48

We’d been gone from our cozy cottage in France for more than six months and…

Tafelspitz and Bruegel’s Hunters in the Snow

The recent lifting of requirements for COVID-19 testing prior to travel to France, for fully…

Teddy Roosevelt and Gaston Phébus

I was raised in the school of fair-chase hunting by several professional hunters, including my…

In My Mind, I Am Fishing

I settled on visiting the Sportsman’s Gallery online – they are actually located on King…

Congressional Gold Medals for Arthur Shilstone’s WWII Unit

If only well-known watercolor artist and sportsman Arthur Shilstone (1922-2020) were still alive!

In Praise of the Sardine

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