His books include Sheepdog Glory (1956) and Craig of the Welsh Hills (1958). His artwork as an etcher of the landscape and architecture of Wales was renowned. He kept a small sheep farm and competed at sheepdog trials with his dog "Toss".
He was chairman of the South Wales Sheepdog Trials Association and a Director of the International Sheepdog Society.
He broadcast monthly radio talks on Welsh rural life for the Overseas Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation. He lectured on Natural History for Cardiff University Extra Mural Department.