The Russian peasant’s workout

Take 5mins today to read this lovely article written by my friend Jez Hastings for the New York Times which captures the beauty of scything.

Working slowly and deliberately, with little noise, allows me to be part of nature, rather than striving against it. It’s a dance of sorts. The dance of the mower and the grass.

 

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About Steve Tomlin

I am a greenwood worker and scythe tutor. I carve spoons, bowls and other products from locally sourced greenwood. During the summer I teach scything around the UK.
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