Pip and a few friends have , for the last three years, been attending the Dutch Field Target Shoot at Naarden. These are just a few photos from our trips to a very friendly shoot. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge

Steve after loose and yes, that is the arrow in flight Chris with his Bickerstaffe bow Des shooting his Rosewood bow And the Dutch shoot Bickerstaffe bows Howard with his flatbow Marko at full draw Owen with his self yew bow Another proud Dutchman with his Bickerstaffe longbow Stephen, Pip´s youngest son and the third generation of Bickerstaffe archers Top view of the medieval town of Naarden. The shoot takes place on the grounds of the museum which is the top arrowhead at one o clock and on the island at twelve o clock and yes you are ferried by boat.

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