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Our Isles explores and celebrates the artistry of rural life in the British Isles,

through its food & drink, arts, culture, nature and landscape.

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Angus D. Birditt

Author & Artist


Angus D. Birditt is a writer, photographer, poet, award-winning food producer and founder of Our Isles. Angus is an advocate for the rural environment, celebrating and encouraging its appreciation through his various works. He writes and photographs on food & drink, agriculture, nature and rural heritage. Angus has written for the Sustainable Food Trust, Pasture-Fed Livestock Association, Farms to Feed Us and Pipers Farm. He has published a collection of poetry with Pavilion Books.

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Lilly Hedley

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', artwork, articles, exhibitions and books, all to express our love for the countryside and to encourage it's exploration."

Angus D. Birditt & Lilly Hedley