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Trevor Robinson - Working with the Curlew - 9781903998342 - V9781903998342
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Working with the Curlew

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Description for Working with the Curlew Paperback. Working with the Curlew is an intimate and evocative account of an era before factory farming, when farmers worked closely with nature and the rhythm of the seasons, a smallholding could sustain a family, and there were enough small farms for a shepherd to climb the ladder to ownership. Num Pages: 128 pages, 20 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; BG; TV; WND. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 137 x 12. Weight in Grams: 236.
In Working with the Curlew Trevor Robinson shares his enthusiasm and joy for his work as a shepherd on the moor at Great Whernside in Yorkshire and later as a farmhand near Leominster in Hereford: "A lovely environment, very busy and hard work with no lorries, no electric motors, no tractors, just nature's own sounds." He celebrates the intricate details of traditional farm life: selling rabbits at tuppence each, the village hop, sheep shearing, lambing, shire horses, haymaking, the warm welcome taste of tea on a snow-bound moor, muck spreading, cheese and bread making, trout-tickling, and killing the pig, a ... Read more

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Green Books United Kingdom
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Totnes, United Kingdom
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About Trevor Robinson
Trevor Robinson was born in Huddersfield in 1930, and worked as a shepherd and farmhand in the Yorkshire Dales and Herefordshire from the age of eight. He lives with his wife in Worcestershire.

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