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A Man, Two Cats, Chickens, Pigs and a Duck on an Island

Island Animals Book Cover

Pet Travel Tuesday

Destination: Cook Islands

Book: An Island to Oneself (1966) by Tom Neale.

By Pamela Douglas Webster

(NOTE: See more thoughts about fantasy and desert islands at Pamela’s site, Something Wagging This Way Comes.)

New Zealander Tom Neale wanted to test his ability to live alone on an island. In his mid-50s, he was finally ready.

Surprisingly his greatest trials came not from the elements or from surviving with only what he brought to the island, salvaged, or built himself. Continue reading A Man, Two Cats, Chickens, Pigs and a Duck on an Island

Wyoming and the World Seen in a Flock of Sheep


Pet Travel Tuesday

Destination: Wyoming

Book: Shepherds of Coyote Rocks: Public Lands, Private Herds, and the Natural World (2012)

By Pamela Douglas Webster

Set in the American West while connected by spiritual kinship to sheep herders of the world, Cat Urbigkit’s Shepherds of Coyote Rocks serves as a sort of pastoral travelogue. Continue reading Wyoming and the World Seen in a Flock of Sheep