Are you a Farmer?
Are you a Female Farmer?
Are you a Farmer’s Wife? Or perhaps a Farm Wife?
Are you a Farmerette?
There’s also the use of FarmHers and RancHers now too!
So what am I? In many ways, I am all of the above.
I’m a farmer – I own land and I have a herdnumber with over 300 head of cattle. I’m female so I am a female farmer too. I’m married to a farmer so some describe me as a farmer’s wife. [...]
It’s been a bit of a whirlwind the last few days for this Irish farmerette …..
490 books sent out (not counting what my stockists have sold as I’ll add them in closer to Xmas).
Interview on Countrywide last Saturday (7th December 2013) The lovely Louise Denvir came down and interviewed us (yes, the farmer and dog were interviewed too) and she edited it [...]
It has been a busy weekend and I have to admit I’m pretty tired. If I had got any notions about judging a competition in front of over a thousand people or organising a blog awards, I was brought back to earth with a bump anyway today as Brian needed me in the loader to lower him up and down when he was painting a shed. The glamour!
It’s amazing what twitter chats can lead to – I was chatting with @newfarmerette and @cattlenclydes and suggested that we meet up, especially as we haven’t met properly yet. That suggestion turned into getting other farmerettes involved and now our tweet / meet up has been organised.
It is happening in Kilkenny on May 12th, a Sunday Lunch. So far, in addition to the two above, @fimalone1, ?Caragh Nurseries, ?ZwartblesIE, [...]
A conversation about farmers wives and our uses on twitter led to a discussion about ‘IMAGE’ for farmer’s wives/farmerettes. ?By the way, a ‘farmerette’ is a girl or woman who works on the land and is even mentioned in Finnegan’s Wake by James Joyce. I know farmer is a non-gender specific term but I like ‘farmerette’.
Personally I think it is a [...]