Norwegian summer

Norwegian summer

After having continued our shooting season through the month of June, Aidan and I headed to Scandinavia for most of July and August. Having travelled up through Sweden we arrived at my parents place in North Norway in the middle of July, where we also could catch up...
Educating Bentley & past beginnings

Educating Bentley & past beginnings

The New Zealand hunting season finally came around in the first weekend of May. A thirteen months old Bentley was equipped with his basic obedience, retrieving dummies on land and in water and only a very limited amount of field work. He had not been tested on...
Style & Function

Style & Function

Northstream Blue Belle duck hunting in May 2015 30 years ago when I had arrived in Denmark and took up the editor role in the Danish Pointer Club, we had to respond to an article in the Danish hunting association magazine that they had called “Adelsmand paa...
Salt Life

Salt Life

While the folks back home in Norway and Sweden have been battling heavy snow falls, storms and cold temperatures we’re enjoying our NZ summer. At times we’ve had around 30 degrees which really is a bit too hot, especially for those of us who have been...
Pandemonium

Pandemonium

Shortly after my previous post Northland went into another Covid lockdown. Aidan still managed to get out for a shore dive just as the scallop season started. Aidan also went out and bought his own boat, one that is ideal for his use and the conditions on the...