Archive for October, 2017

Way up north

[threecol_two]Just inside the Arctic Circle, with the silver birch trees turning gold, Leica Sport Optics Hunting UK ambassador Chris Rogers, found himself sitting by a small fire, scanning a Swedish forest with his Leica Geovid 10×42 HD-B binoculars. He was looking for moose and capercaillie, and thinking about how hunting […]

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The Island of Tenors

In October on the Croatian island of Cres, tourists make way for fallow deer and hunters. We followed. A twenty minute ferry ride sufficed to link the Istrie peninsula in north-west Croatia to Cres Island (pronounced tresse with a rolling ‘r’). Once on the island, you’re in a completely different […]

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Peas in a Pod

Like two peas but lying in their individual pods, we snuggled into our blinds. Dad was in a layout blind, I sat on a reclining legless camping chair and cloaked myself with the remnants of the pea field stubble. Geese were coming. [threecol_two]The evening before, while driving home after visiting […]

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