Monthly Archives: February 2014

Amazon and Authors

This is a short blog. I am a bit peed off with Amazon. There is no doubt, Amazon is the big dog when it comes to online book sales and an indie author has no option but to be listed … Continue reading

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They walk among us!

Some light relief for the weekend…… A man bought a new fridge for his house. To get rid of his old fridge (still working), he put it in his front garden and hung a sign on it saying: ‘Free to … Continue reading

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Campfire Tales

One of the high points of my time at Nokuthula was to be invited to supper with the rangers and listen to their stories. We’d settle down around the fire upon which would be a pot of venison stew and … Continue reading

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Ethology

I have been asked on several occasions what on earth an ethologist is, so here goes. A tad serious, perhaps, but I’ll try and keep things interesting. Ethology is the science of animal behaviour, but with the distinction that it … Continue reading

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Me and My Friend

She stopped what she was doing. Raising her trunk like a flexible periscope she searched for the scent she had a glimmer of while browsing. She found it, trunk aimed in my direction as I got closer. Recognising my familiar … Continue reading

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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Writer.

A good friend of mine, who I admire and respect, suggested that I rewrite certain sections of, and add more chapters to my book. I took the advice. After all, my friend is of the female persuasion and one never, … Continue reading

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