I recently came across a book that I just had to read called “Changing a Leopard’s Spots” by Alex van den Heever with Renias Mhlongo. As you will know from my recent blog post [Spotting Leopard’s in Kruger] my favourite animal is the Leopard so I was instantly drawn to find out what this book… Read More “Changing a Leopard’s Spots”
I recently read this feel-good book called Arthur, which is a true story about a stray dog that tagged along with a Swedish adventure racing team whilst they were racing in Equador. I was very keen to read this book as I remember hearing about the story of this dog on social media a few… Read More Arthur: An adventure racing rescue dog
If you are ever looking for an adventurous and action-packed fiction novel set in Africa, look no further than Tony Park’s collection of books. About six years ago, I visited our local Exclusive Books and noticed on the shelves of the new releases section that there was book called The Delta by Tony Park with… Read More My favourite African Adventure Author (who is not African)
I was fortunate enough to meet South Africa’s ultra-distance trail running superstar, Ryan Sandes, earlier this year at the Cell C African X Trail Run as he was promoting his recently launched biography called “Trail Blazer – My Life as an Ultra-distance trail runner.” I was very keen to read this book to learn more about… Read More South Africa’s “Trail Blazer”
I was recently on a local flight back from Cape Town and whilst reading the airline magazine to pass some time I came across a write up on a book called 101 Kruger Tales which is a compilation of 101 extraordinary stories from ordinary visitors to the Kruger National Park. I instantly knew this was… Read More Extraordinary Kruger Tales
For Christmas last year, Warrick had mentioned to me that he wanted to read this book called Stoked! by Chris Bertish. I knew vaguely who Chris Bertish was as he had spoken at a previous FEAT evening I attended where he talked about his Thames River Source-to-Sea (run/SUP/cycle) expedition he completed in 2013 but I didn’t know… Read More Be Inspired. Be Stoked!