Running Wild Media Launch at Mashatu Game Reserve

Earlier this week Jacana Media launched Running Wild to a posse of top South African journalists and book sellers in the inestimably wonderful setting of Nel’s Vlei on Mashatu Game Reserve.

Six handsome steeds from Limpopo Valley Horse Safaris (Zulu’s stablemates) thundered up to our launch site as I was reading an excerpt from the book.

The horses’ arrival was an inspired move, nothing to do with me. And real lump-in-throat stuff, given this extraordinary setting, featured in the book.

In summer it will be swathed in six-foot high elephant grass, a stark contrast to the dusty vistas now prevailing prior to the rainy season.

Here’s a short video of the reading…