The first volume of Dr Svendsen’s autobiography, this one describes how she came to find herself with rather a lot of donkeys to look after and started the Donkey Sanctuary, with various tribulations en-route.
The second part of Dr Svendsen’s autobiography takes the donkey Sanctuary from 800 to 6,000 donkeys and from 3 to 9 farms. Dr Svendsen has her veterinary work on behalf of donkeys recognised and endures some interesting experiences abroad.
Not just donkeys - but quite a lot about them. These poems are written from the viewpoint of the donkey, and sometimes from the viewpoint of the human; they illuminate the beneficial relationship between the two, whether it be an autistic child riding a donkey who first word is 'Donkee', or the elderly resident in a nursing home ...