Friday, 8 September 2017

On This Day 8th September 1880 WDM Bell Was Born


WDM 'Karamojo' Bell. Walter Dalrymple Maitland Bell. Unremarkable looking fella, born with balls of steel.

His first book: The Wanderings of an Elephant Hunter is a collection od essays he wrote for Country Life magazine
You can read my review here and the full text here

Karamojo Safari: is his full length telling of his adventures
My Review and the Full Text

Bell wrote for a few publications, including a couple of pieces for the NRA's American Rifleman

Small Bores versus Big Bores.  full text here

There's something of a controversy about the piece, my thoughts Here

In exciting news for Bell aficionados from Safari Press there is now another collection of his writings.
Incidents from an Elephant Hunter's Diary

More Soon
Your pal
SBW

3 comments:

LSP said...

Bell was and is a hero.

LSP said...

As a blogfather you should answer comments, surely. Anyway, it's all your fault.

Suburban Bushwacker said...

LSP
Been busy init
SBW