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Publication of One Man And Mule, Hugh’s new book from Penguin Random House

Today sees the publication of One Man And Mule, Hugh’s new book from Penguin Random House.

Here’s a clip of Hugh being interviewed about One Man and a Mule by BBC radio:

 

And to celebrate publication, the first person correctly to answer the following four simple questions can win a free copy:

The name of the mule in One Man And A Mule is:

  • 1   Arthur  2     Jethro   3   Monty  4    Balthazar

In Cochineal Red, our expedition into the Andes took a mule that needed two cases of which following drink so that it was balanced on either side:

  • Water / Whiskey / Vodka / Pisco (Peruvian brandy)

The name of the mule in my Kindle Single book, Two Men And A Mule, that accompanied the BBC Radio Four series of the same name, when I travelled with Benedict Allen down into the jungle to Espíritu Pampa, the so-called ‘last city of the Incas’, was:

  • Washington / Clinton / Trump / Benito

Strictly speaking, a mule is the offspring of a

  • male horse and female donkey
  • male donkey and female horse
  • mule stallion and female donkey
  • mule stallion and female horse

Please note that the following are ineligible to enter this competition:  my children, Benedict Allen, anyone else who has accompanied me on expeditions into Peru or across England, supporters of Manchester City FC and employees of Penguin Random House.

  1. Jason Denness
    June 28th, 2017 at 20:24 | #1

    1. Jethro
    2. Vodka
    3. Washington
    4. male donkey and female horse

    I’m not a Man City supporter, I’m a sad Sunderland supporter 🙁

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