A Shepherd's Life; Impressions Of The South Wiltshire Downs


Read by David Wales

(4.6 stars; 4 reviews)

Hudson wrote this classic work in 1910; it is admiringly mentioned by many other writers. It focuses on the memories of a head shepherd, Caleb Bawcombe, so it is concerned with the period of mid to late nineteenth century rural Wiltshire, a county in England. This pleasant engaging book contains rural wisdom, natural history, farming practices, human characters, and more - Summary by david wales (8 hr 43 min)

Chapters

Salisbury Plain 26:18 Read by David Wales
Salisbury As I See It 29:49 Read by David Wales
Winterborne Bishop 19:07 Read by David Wales
A Shepherd Of The Downs 32:06 Read by David Wales
Early Memories 12:36 Read by David Wales
Shepherd Isaac Bawcombe 16:56 Read by David Wales
The Deer-Stealers 14:08 Read by David Wales
Shepherds And Poaching 17:35 Read by David Wales
The Shepherd On Foxes 19:55 Read by David Wales
Bird Life On The Downs 19:05 Read by David Wales
Starlings And Sheep-Bells 16:31 Read by David Wales
The Shepherd And The Bible 12:53 Read by David Wales
Vale Of The Wylye 23:40 Read by David Wales
A Sheep-Dog's Life 22:14 Read by David Wales
The Ellerbys Of Doveton 15:23 Read by David Wales
Old Wiltshire Days 23:05 Read by David Wales
Old Wiltshire Days Continued 38:43 Read by David Wales
The Shepherd's Return 15:43 Read by David Wales
The Dark People Of The Village 33:55 Read by David Wales
Some Sheep-Dogs 28:52 Read by David Wales
The Shepherd As Naturalist 16:20 Read by David Wales
The Master Of The Village 21:38 Read by David Wales
Isaac's Children 23:24 Read by David Wales
Living In The Past 23:34 Read by David Wales

Reviews

(4 stars)

Being a sheep farmer I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I love learning about the old English countryside.