review A GUIDE TO THE BEASTS OF EAST AFRICA


Some time ago a read the predecessor of this book. I enjoyed it very much. The light touch. The humour. The politicial thorns. Just all of it. So when I saw the sequel I decided to buy it. It was at a highly reduced price. What is this book about? Again we find many of … Continue reading review A GUIDE TO THE BEASTS OF EAST AFRICA

the end of a bookshop


Last Saturday I passed by a bookshop that is about to be closed due to financial problems. I noticed signs announcing ‘50% discount’. This temptation I could not resist. Men of a certain age were scrummaging through boxes and shelves. Their hands at the ready. Was this the book they had longed for during so … Continue reading the end of a bookshop

review A GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA


They huddle together somewhere on a shelf in one of our rooms. A Field Guide to the Mammals of Africa. A Field Guide to the Birds of West Africa. A Field Guide to the Birds of East Africa. And now there is another Guide to the Birds of East Africa. All about birds, strange birds … Continue reading review A GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA