“I think you have to be a dreamer because you have to visualise the life you want.”
Having moved away from her family’s farm when she was 12, Alison O’Neil always dreamed of returning to a life in the hills. 22 years ago, she finally managed to start a sheep farm of her own. Despite all the hardships of her seemingly idyllic lifestyle - the long winters, the early starts - she still feels her happiest as a shepherdess in the heart of the British countryside.
Watch this short film to find out more about Alison’s life as a shepherdess.