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.
@broomfield_d She is as tough as owt, puts her wellies and leggins to dry by the fire every night ready for the next day.
by @AmandaOwen8 - 5 hours ago
Longer day and lighter evenings so they’ve not gone home to roost just yet. https://t.co/dpuNm0Jzvp
And by sunset 🌅 the flocks are back on their heafs at the moor where they belong.🐑🐑🐑 https://t.co/dCTSxLAnEB
No dog, no hurry. 🐶
Following their shepherdesses and the food.🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑 https://t.co/QEAheA8Wku
by @AmandaOwen8 - 6 hours ago
Then it’s a very late breakfast.
*Empty stomachs were required for scan* https://t.co/IowTica2XK