Sir Andy Murray Serves Another Ace – The Intrepid Wool Grower

Sir Andy Murray Serves Another Ace – The Intrepid Wool Grower

Saturday 26th June 2021 saw British newspapers featuring Sir Andy Murray posing in a Wimbledon tennis outfit geared to addressing climate change. Avoiding synthetic fibres, this Titan of the tennis courts had recognised not only the need for sustainable kit, but...
Heartfelt Gratitude – The Intrepid Wool Grower

Heartfelt Gratitude – The Intrepid Wool Grower

Talk to farmers and almost immediately they will regale you with the two most repeated animal husbandry mantras: where there is livestock, there is dead stock and sheep come into this world looking for a way to leave it. Although I do my best not to repeat these...
Holy Cow! – The Intrepid Wool Grower

Holy Cow! – The Intrepid Wool Grower

For the past 3 years, I have had milk delivered to my door. The twice weekly ritual is not so much because of the mere convenience of the delivery, although I will admit it is a happy state of affairs. No, the delivery has more to do with using and reusing glass...
Defined By Five Words – The Intrepid Wool Grower

Defined By Five Words – The Intrepid Wool Grower

I have never been, nor will I ever be, a slavish follower of fashion fads and trends. In fact, I will contrarily go and do the exact opposite. It’s because I do not understand why people unquestioningly do what others do, or feel the need to emulate what some celeb...
Worrying About Wording – The Intrepid Wool Grower

Worrying About Wording – The Intrepid Wool Grower

Sadly, every year, a number of members of the public, while walking across fields, get attacked by cows. This most commonly happens when the cows have calves at foot and therefore their maternal, protective instincts are on steroids. The outcome is rarely good and the...
Let’s Stop Kidding Ourselves – The Intrepid Wool Grower

Let’s Stop Kidding Ourselves – The Intrepid Wool Grower

There are ruffled feathers among the Australian wool community. This is because Woolnews’ latest update (March 19) asks: is it acceptable for a non-wool product to market itself as vegan wool? The product is three parts cotton and the balance a weed called calotropis....

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