Media Room

Carol and Andrew Oldham regularly write about Pig Row and have received guests, bloggers and journalists to write about their lifestyle. This page brings together some of those publications.

ARTICLES BY CAROL AND ANDREW
Saddleworth Independent Newspaper, Life on Pig Row Columns, October 2013 onwards.
The Daily Mail, My Mail Garden Section Remember When Life was Simpler? Life on Pig Row2nd December 2015. Interview by Holly Wadsworth-Hill.

Life on Pig Row

'Digging for Victory' in Sainsbury's Magazine, September 2014. Article written by Carol and Andrew Oldham. Photography by Alun Callender.

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'Digging for Victory Again', The Guardian Gardening Blog, 10th April 2013.
'Digging for Victory - an update', The Guardian Gardening Blog, 6th September 2013.
'Let's stem the tide of concrete with crops', The Guardian Gardening Blog, 28th November 2013.
'Waste not, want not', The Guardian Gardening Blog, 6th March 2014.
We dug for victory but damaged our soil, The Guardian Gardening Blog, 11th September 2014.
'A life, not a lifestyle', Northern Soul, 1st March 2014.
'Learning to swear', Northern Soul, 18th April 2014.
'Dig(ging) the city, Greening the city', 10th August 2014. Including the link to an online audio interview.
Dig For Victory, Saddleworth Independent, 10th April 2013

ARTICLES, EVENTS AND PAPERS INCLUDING PIG ROW
Rivlin, P., 2014, ‘Nostalgic Re-visionings: Digging as heritage in Wartime Spirit’, paper presented at MeCCSA conference, Bournemouth University, 9 January 2014.

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'Cultural Values of Digging', 8th March 2014. What does digging mean to you? From the 17th Century Diggers’ Movement, to the Wartime ‘Dig for Victory’ campaign, we are witnessing a resurgence of digging and diggng related activities across a range of media and government policy tools. Find out more about the cultural values of digging – as evidenced through ‘digging’ projects in the North West of England: The Big Dig, The Wigan Diggers’ Festival and the Wartime Gardeners.
'Carol and Andrew Oldham's Life on Pig Row', 26th September 2014. Article by Elaine Aldred.


AWARDS
Notcutts Self-Sufficiency Blog Award, 2015