Spring Lambs

Last time I wrote it was the middle of winter. Now it’s the first day of spring but it feels just as cold. I was going to write to celebrate the sale of my 1000th sheep, but that happened the week after I was interviewed on the Radio 2 Drivetime innovation feature and I haven’t …

A young herdwick sheep and it's mother precariously perched on a mountain side.

Why Herdwick?

I’ve been asked a few times why I specifically use Herdwick felt. I’ve tried so many different blends, and Herdwick always comes out the winner. Although the Chimney Sheep™ is a very low tech product, it relies upon the felt to be the right texture to hold itself in the flue, without being so soft …