Amanda Owen grew up in Huddersfield but was inspired by the James Herriot books, amongst others, to work in farming. After learning her craft as a freelance shepherdess, cow milker and alpaca shearer, she settled down as a farmer's wife with her own flock of sheep at Ravenseat. Happily married with eight children, she wouldn't change a thing about her hectic but rewarding life. Voted Yorkshirewoman of the Year by the Dalesman magazine, she is the author of the top ten bestseller The Yorkshire Shepherdess and A Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess.
Amanda Owen, better known as The Yorkshire Shepherdess, shares her delicious recipe for a roasted leg of mutton.
Amanda Owen, better known as The Yorkshire Shepherdess, shares the books that have inspired her, from James Herriot to Beatrix Potter.
It wasn't a dogs dinner.....but it is now. 🐶 https://t.co/Vhmh1hNBcg
by @AmandaOwen8 - 6 hours ago
Pippen, typical scavenging terrier. 🐶 https://t.co/IL5RZSb2YR
And we're there,
The pastures to graze
I will really amaze,
and eat her hair.🐑😮 https://t.co/lwkS54e7pp
by @AmandaOwen8 - 11 hours ago
RT @WightConnor: Reading a great book by @AmandaOwen8 👍
Into pastures green,
She leadeth me. 🐑😊 https://t.co/aqydEFwm1p
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