Greetings from Gabon

An elephant wakes up from having been fitted with a tracking collar that will help protect him and his kind from poachers, and shows that he’s more awake than… Enjoy – and watch to the end! It reminded me of Walter Eschenburg – a lot! That’s just the sort of thing that could have happenedContinue reading “Greetings from Gabon”

Travels with Kapuscinski (1) – Why? or “The Delight in Life”

He is a wonderful travel companion; tireless, humble, inspiring, full of understanding and wisdom. One couldn’t wish for better, more enlightening company. The great Ryszard Kapuscinski. When I first read his books, I had the strange sensation that there was finally somebody who understood… In “Travels with Herodotus”, Kapuscinski muses about the need to travel…Continue reading “Travels with Kapuscinski (1) – Why? or “The Delight in Life””

A Serious Sense of Humour

… Willem’s expression suddenly changed. ‘Walter, Walter, die ding word wakker! – She is waking up!’ There was more than a little panic in his voice. The truck just carried on slowly, the driver completely oblivious to what was happening behind him. From Walter’s vantage point, things looked quite safe, so he leaned out ofContinue reading “A Serious Sense of Humour”

Giraffes …

‘Mr Eschenburg? It looks like both tendons are torn,’ the specialist remarked. ‘You should have come earlier… How did you manage to do this anyway?’ ‘I was running through the veld after a giraffe and I stepped into a hole.’ The doctor laughed politely. ‘No, I actually need to know what really happened.’ ‘Ja, well,Continue reading “Giraffes …”

Happy Birthday…and a little celebration

Since we are celebrating our first birthday, perhaps a little self-indulgence is allowed 😉 Here some of the reviews for “Healing Rhinos and Other Souls” as found on amazon.com “Beautifully written full of heart and SOUL! – Absolutely loved this book. Was reluctant to take this one on since I’d been on a stream ofContinue reading “Happy Birthday…and a little celebration”

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

‘Healing Rhinos and Other Souls – The Extraordinary Fortunes of a Bushveld Vet’ is turning 1 this month! Times really fly – and what a journey it has been… To many more exciting years and happy readers 😉 Thank you everybody for your support! Healing Rhinos and Other Souls tells the story of a much respectedContinue reading “HAPPY BIRTHDAY!”