Link to Amanda”s latest book Celebrating the Seasons with the Yorkshire Shepherdess
00:20 Ben introduces Amanda
02:12 Amanda comes in
03:14 Ben and Amanda talk about reading and writing
07:50 Young people with the farming dream
09:25 Writing books
15:07 Ben and Amanda discuss her most recent book Celebrating the Seasons with the Yorkshire Shepherdess – why are people so fascinated by the story of hill farmers?
22:06 Amanda talks about the Swaledale breed
24:17 How was the farm impacted by foot and mouth?
32:08 Is Amanda a people person?
35:18 Do what you love in life
40:00 Farmers getting the blame for everything
43:26 Amanda’s message for the public
44:40 Amanda’s message for farmers