All posts tagged: Herdwick

About Herdwick sheep, Beatrice Potter and being a EU-Migrant in the UK

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  ‘I understand for the first time that our sense of belonging is all about participation’ James Rebanks. I accidentally read ‘The Shepherd’s Life‘ by James Rebanks. The accident was caused by the display in a bookshop where it was lying between stories about landscapes and people, and something artificially bright emerald-green in the cover photo caught my eye. Next I took in the title and cover info: a book written by a Lake District […]

pic of the week

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  spinster (2) this week has been full of herdwick. quite literally, actually. because the fleece of herdwick sheep is so fluffy that despite hoovering my room every day it looks like i’m keeping a sheep right in there… i’ve also been doing a lot of things herdwick but mostly spinning and knitting. rachael from my local haberdashery (see below: spinster 1) recommended that as a beginning spinner i start working with herdwick – and […]