For whom the Neotropical Companion (hereafter simply the Companion) is a bit on the heavy side, there is another, more easily accessible book called Monkeys are made of chocolate. It is written by Jack Ewing who bought a cattle and rice farm at the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, somewhat north of Uvita. After a … More Monkeys are made of chocolate
If you ever visit the Neotropics, this book is a must-read. After reading the just under 400 pages of text you will have an idea about the tropical ecosystem(s) that you are visiting. … More How do the tropics work?
It was probably around the Christmas 2015 that the idea of making some life changes started to take form. The year 2015 had been a particularly tough and frustrating year at work. I had a growing sense of frustration with the direction that my working life had taken. I realised that I used to eagerly … More How everything started…and the books that helped