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Agriculture and Rural Life

maggie mccall | Shepherd and his Dogs along the river Tamar

Shepherd and his Dogs along the river Tamar

An atmospheric scene of a stockman, accompanied by his Border Collie and Huntaway, watching over the River Tamar on a misty afternoon. The working dogs stand attentively by their master, ready for any command. The driza-bone clad shepherd looks out over the tranquil river, as the mist rises from the water, creating an atmospheric and peaceful aura.
maggie mccall | Boscastle Cornwall

Boscastle Cornwall

Boscastle is a village & fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, It is 14 miles south of Bude & 5 miles northeast of Tintagel. The harbour is a natural inlet protected by two stone harbour walls built in 1584 by Sir Richard Grenville and is the only significant harbour for 20 miles along the coast. The village extends up the valleys of the River Valency & River Jordan.
maggie mccall | Grading wool, Liskeard Wool Depot, Cornwall.

Grading wool, Liskeard Wool Depot, Cornwall.

Many a time we have taken our annual wool shearing here for processing, Here they are grading one of our bales Approx 200lbs) of Romney wool. I always found it to be a very atmospheric building, especially so for Black and white photography. Now, however, it has been closed and is now up for sale to a developer, bringing to an end a long history of wool processing at this site. The Lamellion depot handled around one million kilos of wool from some 1500 producers around Devon and Cornwall.
maggie mccall |  Triptych of Grading wool, Liskeard Wool Depot, Cornwall.

Triptych of Grading wool, Liskeard Wool Depot, Cornwall.

Many a time we have taken our annual wool shearing here for processing, Here they are grading one of our bales (Approx 200lbs) of Romney wool. I always found it to be a very atmospheric building, especially so for Black and white photography. Now, however, it has been closed and is now up for sale to a developer, bringing to an end a long history of wool processing at this site. The Lamellion depot handled around one million kilos of wool from some 1500 producers around Devon and Cornwall.
maggie mccall | Liskeard Wool Depot, Cornwall.

Liskeard Wool Depot, Cornwall.

The British Wool Depot, Liskeard, Cornwall, Many a time we have taken our annual wool shearing here for processing, i always found it to be a very atmospheric building, especially so for Black and white photography. Now, however, it has been closed and is now up for sale to a developer, bringing to an end a long history of wool processing at this site..The Lamellion depot handled around one million kilos of wool from some 1500 producers around Devon and Cornwall.
maggie mccall | Foxgloves in sunny copse

Foxgloves in sunny copse

A sunny wood in Devon, full of Foxgloves. Digitalis purpurea, the common foxglove is a species of flowering plant in the plantain family Plantaginaceae, native to and widespread throughout most of temperate Europe. The plant is a popular garden subject, with many cultivars available. It is the original source of the heart medicine digoxin It is biennial plant flowering in the second year & can grow up to 2m tall.
maggie mccall | Highland Cow Dartmoor

Highland Cow Dartmoor

A beautiful Highland Cow, just chilling out on Dartmoor in the late afternoon. The Highland Cow is a Scottish breed of cattle. It originated in the Scottish Highlands and the Western Islands of Scotland and has long horns and a long shaggy coat. It is a hardy breed, able to withstand the intemperate conditions on Dartmoor throughout the year. The Highland Cow the oldest cattle breed in the world, appearing in the 6th century in the Outer Hebrides.
maggie mccall | Highland Cow Dartmoor

Highland Cow Dartmoor

A beautiful Highland cow, just chilling out on Dartmoor in the late afternoon, The Highland Cow is a Scottish breed of cattle. It originated in the Scottish Highlands and the Western Islands of Scotland and has long horns and a long shaggy coat. It is a hardy breed, able to withstand the intemperate conditions on Dartmoor