pp 144 photos 237. The author's uncle cultivated his interest in making sticks and encouraged him to enter his work in local craft shows. He makes a wide range of sticks, but it is his specialities – horn crooks and Cardigan walking sticks – which regularly earn him top honours at major competitions throughout Wales. He and his wife live near Lampeter.
After a career in the Civil Service, Clive George took early retirement in 1993 and, having bought a small farm, went on to buy a few sheep to go with it. He owns a small flock of purebred Llanwenog sheep (named after the west Wales parish where he and his wife live) which he shows successfully in his locality. A lifelong interest in stickmaking, and a fortuitous meeting, led him to collaborate in the production of this book