Supporting Farmers in Scotland Since 1893
Alexander (Sandy) McKirdy, 90, is Still Game.
Living a few miles outside Rothesay on the Island of Bute, with his wife Eileen, Sandy has been a shepherd all his working days.
Two glorious weeks on Islay, The break was just the ticket,
On return I view the garden, Which has now become a thicket
Snail shells crunching underfoot, I begin to strim the lawn
Wasps have chewed the raspberries, And all my strawbs have gone.
Having featured Aberfoyle-based milliner, Clare Workman some thirteen years ago at the start of her business venture, we think it only right to feature a proper goodbye at the end of her creative career.
As is so often the case when thinking back to how a business began, Linda Gardner, who runs “Strathearn Fleece and Fibre”, can say that none of it was really planned.
Spinners, knitters and weavers will flock to Argyll this summer for the West Coast's premier Gaelic wool festival.
Ten-year-old Emma Orr shares her trade secrets with The Scottish Farmer as she gets ready for another show season.
Young Kayleigh Keron, aged 11, of Marefield of Craigs, Madderty, Crieff, shares her handling secrets with us.
HELL, it has been suggested, is an eternity locked in a room with your closest friends.
Few sights can be more fascinating in falconry than watching a giant vulture as it glides effortlessly in a public display.