Here’s a film about what a thatcher does. It’s no surprise that the thatcher at work there is an old man – the craft of thatching is rare in modern Britain. But there are young folk doing it too, like this man.
With our news this week full of our late Prime Minister, Baroness Margaret Thatcher, today’s a good day to remember what thatchers really do. And to enjoy a foreigner’s well-informed admiration of thatched roofs.