Zen and the Art of Donkey Maintenance

Zen and the Art of Donkey Maintenance

I looked again at the folded map of Europe in my hand. Then I crossed the road to the Continental booking office and bought a ticket for Salzburg in Austria.

"Return?" asked the clerk.

"Definitely not," I told him.

In December 1966, the New Year looked exciting for fifty-five-year-old Robert Crisp. As a man whose youth was spent in constant adventure, leading a calm, domestic life in England had become a burden from which he needed to break free. Named by Wisden… (more)