There are no two ways about it, donkeys bring us joy. The calm and understanding nature of these humble and affectionate animals is a wonderful, and strangely powerful thing. Read more
What makes a good listener? Empathy? Understanding? Making eye contact? Giving great advice?
According to many communication experts, the best listeners are those with the ability to just be quiet, not interrupt and concentrate fully on what someone is saying without getting distracted.
Donkeys are famous for their calm and steady nature and reluctance to do anything in a hurry. Anyone who spends time with donkeys will tell you what good listeners they are. From the knowing in those deep, brown eyes to the slow turning of those big, beautiful ears to face you. Read more
Following my six-day trek with a donkey in Provence, southern France, this is my handy guide for donkey trekkers, including donkey care, handling, packing, weight limits and what to take… Read more