With an eye for the strange and the archaic, Philip Walling, a former sheep farmer and barrister, recounts the story of sheep in Britain, their shepherds and owners, learns about their pivotal role in the past and confronts the present realities of farming.
Along the way, he explores the artisan heritage of mole-catchers, stick-makers, tobacco-twisters and clog-wrights, in a country life parallel to modern existence, struggling to remain unchanged.
Famous For A Reason
From humble beginnings in Perth in the early nineteenth century, Matthew Gloag established a whisky business which found favour with the royal household and the Scottish public alike. In 1896...
Outlander Kitchen: The Official Companion Cookbook
In more than one hundred recipes, the incredible story of Outlander is retold through the flavours of the Scottish Highlands, the French Revolution, and beyond. From Claire Beauchamp Randall’s first...
Tartan And Tweed
With their origins in the Scottish Highlands, tweed and tartan are fabrics with a strong cultural identity, but they have been appropriated and reinvented for centuries. This lavishly illustrated coffee...