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Ride the Wings of Morning By Sophie Neville
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A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring... More > "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture. She was aware of poachers, but not of the danger of sausage trees. Nor how to cook a gemsquash on the campfire without causing an explosion. She understood there were rhino on the reserve, but not that she would end up working as the safari guide. In the dark. On a stallion. Lost. With completely innocent tourists on other horses. This upbeat true story, the sequel to her book 'Funnily Enough', is told through correspondence sent back and forth between Sophie Neville and her family in England. Armed only with a paintbrush, she set off on various adventures into the wilderness, to illustrate the beauty, diversity and warmth of the great continent.< Less
Ride the Wings of Morning By Sophie Neville
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A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring... More > "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture. She was aware of poachers, but not of the danger of sausage trees. Nor how to cook a gemsquash on the campfire without causing an explosion. She understood there were rhino on the reserve, but not that she would end up working as the safari guide. In the dark. On a stallion. Lost. With completely innocent tourists on other horses. This upbeat true story, the sequel to her book 'Funnily Enough', is told through correspondence sent back and forth between Sophie Neville and her family in England. Armed only with a paintbrush, she set off on various adventures into the wilderness, to illustrate the beauty, diversity and warmth of the great continent.< Less
Funnily Enough ~ a get well soon book ~ By Sophie Neville
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Suspecting Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Sophie’s doctor at the BBC prescribed an extraordinary treatment: write a diary. So, armed with watercolours, and with the support of her family, friends,... More > dogs and otters in rural Gloucestershire, she set out to record her journey back to health. This abridged version comprised of humorous anecdotes, colour illustrations plus pen-and-ink drawings, is designed specifically to cheer up those currently in the doldrums of ill health. 'This charming, funny, beautifully illustrated book would make anyone feel better' ~ Jilly Cooper< Less
Funnily Enough By Sophie Neville
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A 2013 International Rubery Book Award winner. From the glamorous world of television production – working on some of the BBC’s hottest dramas and educational programmes – Sophie... More > is torn between her love of Africa and returning to England for the sake of her career. But when she falls ill on the set of a show she is directing, she soon finds herself stuck in bed, forced to take stock of her life. It sounds like a novel. But it isn’t. Suspecting Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Sophie’s doctor at the BBC prescribes an extraordinary treatment: write a diary. So, armed with watercolours, and with the support of her family, friends, dogs and otters in rural Gloucestershire, she sets out to record a spiritual journey, which proves at times funny, poignant and uplifting.< Less
Funnily Enough By Sophie Neville
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A 2013 International Rubery Book Award winner. From the glamorous world of television production – working on some of the BBC’s hottest dramas and educational programmes – Sophie... More > is torn between her love of Africa and returning to England for the sake of her career. But when she falls ill on the set of a show she is directing, she soon finds herself stuck in bed, forced to take stock of her life. It sounds like a novel. But it isn’t. Suspecting Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Sophie’s doctor at the BBC prescribes an extraordinary treatment: write a diary. So, armed with watercolours, and with the support of her family, friends, dogs and otters in rural Gloucestershire, she sets out to record a spiritual journey, which proves at times funny, poignant and uplifting.< Less