We all probably know that knitting socks for “our boys” became a part of the war effort during World War II, but perhaps less familiar is this piece of sheepy propaganda from the First World War. In October 1918 – a few weeks before the conclusion of the war – the US board of agriculture… Continue Reading sheep as propaganda
Did you know that LAMBS-WOOL is the name of a traditional English beverage? This tasty brew is made by mixing hot ale with sugar, spices and roasted apples – either whole crab-apples, or pulped cooking apples – and its woolly name derives from the ‘fleecy’ appearance of the apples floating on the surface of the… Continue Reading drinking lambs-wool
(Robert Bakewell’s Dishley Ram, who heralded the development of modern longwool British breeds) Hurrah for WOVEMBER the first! What? You don’t even know what WOVEMBER is? Might we suggest that you take a look at the About page to learn more about WOVEMBER. You may then like to sign the WOVEMBER petition, and enter our… Continue Reading Wovember is GO!
Odham’s Press Limited, London, 1941.