A collection of real life drama anecdotes from colonial life during the 1950's and 60's in Central Africa. The book is written in real time today with 'flash backs' to amusing and/or terrifying events in the writer's past. Stories go from getting trapped down a deep pothole with five dead bodies, to facing the formidable Cape Buffalo. The writer has danced with a bull elephant, caught a crocodile with a fishing rod, swum with Hippos and been charged by a leopard. The follow up to Let Sleeping Lions Lie, WILD GRASS, will be available soon.
The assegai made a slight whistling sound as it passed by my cheek, grazing it slightly before its honed blade bit deep into the tree by which I was standing. Raising my hand to feel the warm blood oozing from the fresh abrasion, I made as if to move away but was held fast to the tree by my shirt colla...