The Illustrated Herdwick Shepherd by James Rebanks
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Description of The Illustrated Herdwick Shepherd
An interesting combination of photographs, thoughts and anecdotes shaped around the lives of shepherding familes on the Cumbrian fells.
I am the luckiest man alive, because I get to live and work in the most beautiful place on earth: Matterdale in the English Lake District. When I was a child we didn't really go anywhere, except a week in the Isle of Man when I was about ten years old, and I never left Britain until I was twenty. Even now, years later, the best bit of any travelling is coming home. Bringing us into the world of shepherd's baking competitions, sheep shows and moments out on the fell watching the sheep run away home, James Rebanks interweaves thoughts and reflections on the art of shepherding with his photographs of the valley, people and animals that make up the daily life of the fells. A life lived by the three hundred surviving fell farming families, this is a book of photos and words filled with reverence and love.
Key Product Details
- Author: James Rebanks
- Binding: Hardcover
- ISBN: 1846148901
- Number Of Pages: 176
- Publication Year: 2015
- Publisher: Particular Books
- Title: The Illustrated Herdwick Shepherd