Collecting antique and vintage firearms and militaria can not only satisfy our boyhood fascinations, but can make sound investment sense too. Whether the interest stems from a boyhood fascination with firearms and militaria, or a buyer has long coveted a charming pair of guns from the nation’s finest manufacturers, fulfillingContinue Reading

Acting as a home from home, where clients can be entertained in style – country club membership is a popular option. After all, where else can you wine and dine in privacy, enjoy a game of golf, try out a spa, undertake countless sports and enjoy a wide range ofContinue Reading

The Battle of Cambrai saw the first combined tank action take place; we look at the rise of this modern fighting machine. Since its development in 1915, the tank has proved itself to be instrumental in changing the course of land battles throughout the history of modern warfare. From theContinue Reading

Long an American icon, the Wrangler is starting to make its presence felt among the UK’s offroading community, writes Carlton Boyce. Despite being an all-new vehicle, the new fourth-generation ‘JL’ Wrangler is still instantly recognisable as a Jeep. In fact, it’s so recognisable that it’s probably one of only half-a-dozenContinue Reading

The Audi A5 might be all the car you ever need, according to Carlton Boyce. The answer to the question: “What car should I buy?” always used to be the VW Golf, usually with a turbo-diesel under the bonnet. Thus equipped it was fast and frugal while being spacious enoughContinue Reading

Few things bring out the big kid in us like cars do – or are capable of igniting a life-long passion…   All photos: Andrew Green @picturecorner

Shooting in Spain is a sporting experience like no other. Spanish gunmakers and family estate owners tell us why. Spain is renowned for its hospitality, culture, gastronomy and climate. But for many Brits, Spain is also the ultimate escape for shooting, offering Spanish partridge, high-quality guns and affordable shooting days.Continue Reading

Purdey’s new Trigger Plate shotgun blends modern manufacturing techniques with traditional hand crafted skills. British shooting has seen an increase in the prominence of higher birds and heavier cartridges, and Purdey’s newest shotgun reflects these challenging conditions. Made entirely in the company’s London workshop, Purdey’s Trigger Plate over-and-under shotgun blendsContinue Reading

The McLaren F1 is still widely considered to be one of the most beautifully engineered cars of all time. But Carlton Boyce explores the one aspect of its design that escaped almost everyone’s attention… When Mark Roberts, McLaren Automotive’s design operations manager, studied technical drawing at college he fully expectedContinue Reading