Off the beaten track: 1920s Eve leads the way with a donkey by her side

Off the beaten track: 1920s Eve leads the way with a donkey by her side

Eve and Hotep, Shap Fell, Cumbria, U.K. Sept 1923

When Gill Brackenbury opened the notebooks left by an English grandmother she hardly knew, she had unwittingly stumbled across something extraordinary.

Eve’s Journey: 1923 is Doris Eve Brackenbury’s diary of her walk from England to Scotland with her pack donkey, Hotep. The author tells us more…

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World Donkey Day

World Donkey Day

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Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue Acton CA, Photo: Christina Weyer

8th May is World Donkey Day!

Celebrating the enormous contribution that donkeys make to the world, and giving thanks to those who work tirelessly to improve the lives of working donkeys and rescue donkeys worldwide, those who provide enriching donkey hire and donkey therapy programmes, and anyone who gives donkeys a loving home.   Read more