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 nine 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 the books that have inspired her, from James Herriot to Beatrix Potter.
Amanda Owen, better known as The Yorkshire Shepherdess, shares her delicious recipe for a roasted leg of mutton.
All roads lead to home. 🏡
#Swaledale #Yorkshire https://t.co/crm8gR87el
by @AmandaOwen8 - 6 hours ago
And gone. 🐦 https://t.co/Q24PmeccGD
by @AmandaOwen8 - 16 hours ago
Speckled Jim has been. 🐦 https://t.co/uDTrJmW5xB
Rows of winter fodder.
Jumping for joy. https://t.co/lb6hDznUfM
by @AmandaOwen8 - 17 hours ago
All eyes and ears.
Wandering and wondering in the best place.
by @AmandaOwen8 - yesterday
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