World Book Day

Yesterday, 23 April was World Book Day. It was created by the UNESCO to celebrate books and the love of reading, and as a worldwide tribute to authors and books. It is also the anniversary of the deaths of William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes, both in 1616, and inspired by the Catalan custom to exchangeContinue reading “World Book Day”

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Encounters

“I didn’t really lead an exceptional life. I mean, I didn’t invent the light bulb, nor was I ever an explorer and discovered exciting new places, nothing like that – which is what people normally write about. But maybe there is a theme to my life. My love for nature. I suppose that’s a recurringContinue reading “Encounters”

Review of “Healing Rhinos…” for the Waterberg Nature Conservancy Newsletter

Richard Wadley has been so kind to include “Healing Rhinos and Other Souls” into the Books section of the Waterberg Nature Conservancy’s website. To have a look, please click here. He has also written a fabulous review for the Waterberg Nature Conservancy’s Newsletter January 2014. For the newsletter, please click here. Thank you Richard! BookContinue reading “Review of “Healing Rhinos…” for the Waterberg Nature Conservancy Newsletter”

Thank you!!!

“Healing Rhinos and Other Souls” has been out for a while now and, to be honest, it’s all been quite overwhelming. Thank you so much to everyone for taking the time to read it, for your comments and great reviews, and for all your support in so many ways! I promise I’ll make an appearance hereContinue reading “Thank you!!!”

Coming soon…

Healing Rhinos and Other Souls tells the story of a much respected if unorthodox vet, a family man who loved and understood nature and all her creatures, a reluctant businessman, a somewhat exuberant driver, a humble person, a great storyteller and a wonderful friend to many. For nearly fifty years Walter Eschenburg lived and workedContinue reading “Coming soon…”