Our Isles explores and celebrates the artistry of rural life in the British Isles,
through its food & drink, arts, culture, nature and landscape.
Angus D. Birditt
Author & Artist
Angus is the founder and editor of Our Isles. He is an author, writer, photographer, poet, and award-winning food producer. His work is inspired by the rural environment, its artisan and regional food & drink, nature, landscape, and its rich rural heritage. Angus set up Our Isles as a way to celebrate and conserve these aspects of the rural environment for future generations. He has recently published his collection of poetry on rural life with Pavilion Books.
Printmaker & Illustrator
Lilly is an illustrator, printmaker and award-winning food producer. Her work is inspired by British rural heritage and history, our ever beautiful nature and folklore. All of the work she produces is handmade and she works with ethically sourced papers and materials. Lilly also does content research for the online editorial 'Stories within Our Isles', helping to showcase the best of rural talent.
"We founded 'Our Isles' as a means to share, celebrate, and in some way, go to preserve the rural environment in the British Isles. Under the canopy of 'Our Isles', we create and edit engaging work like our editorial 'Stories within Our Isles', exhibition, and book, to express our love for the countryside, and explore its artistry for others to learn and enjoy."
Angus D. Birditt & Lilly Hedley