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.
Drystone walls, roughly hewn timbers and heather thatch.
A reminder of how things once were. https://t.co/BdW2LHhpdb
by @AmandaOwen8 - 7 hours ago
A ling thatched barn. https://t.co/Fqm4C6jFVR
The mornings blue haziness coupled with autumnal tones impart an almost ethereal feel to the picture.
A good start… https://t.co/YZcQSxS9Tf
School holidays. 😊
Beautiful Autumnal days. https://t.co/luEuZkMoDC
by @AmandaOwen8 - 8 hours ago
Doesn't mind been bandaged from top to tail or being groomed to within an inch of his life. https://t.co/fVZ7Ba8uRT
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