The greatest reward of touring the countryside with microphone in pocket and pen behind ear, is the opportunity for new experiences. Badger Faced Sheep. A name that conjures copious images, but none as pretty as the sheep themselves. I’ve spent a considerable part of my life surrounded by sheep, certainly long enough to get to […]

One thing is assured, the life of a reporter is always varied, maybe more so when you ply your trade where there’s fewer people and far more¬†sheep… North Yorkshire is a charmed land; through man’s boundaries¬†the county encapsulates two National Parks and three Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. My week started in one of them, […]

If I’ve done my sums correctly, the farmed area of Yorkshire is slightly larger than the landmass of Cyprus and narrowly smaller than Jamaica. It’s certainly a proven truth there’s more Michelin starred restaurants in Yorkshire than anywhere else outside of Greater London. It seemed prudent therefore to give Yorkshire its own food and farming […]