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Dave Kirkby, the founder of Top Turf Group and a well-known personality in the South African green industry, has written the above book. He describes it as “a real life story told by myself, in my own language, and built on the strength of the wonderful people I met along the way.”

The foreword to the book has been written by Mel Stamelman, a long-time friend of Kirkby. He states that the book is “a story through which is woven a life’s experience of striving, persistence, searching, achieving and failing. What awaits the reader is an adventure, a guide to leadership, success and how goodness and integrity often triumph over pending doom. It is one of those books that deserve to be read and re-read. Allow it to inspire you!”

Comments received from readers include the following:

“An amazing story and so rewarding to be able to express it in this way.” Cliff Leybrandt, Bidvest associate.

“I found the content extremely interesting and the narrative flowed very well, with your humour ever evident.” Tom Donnan, project manager.

“I’m so pleased you wrote this book. I always thought you had a story to tell, and you have told it well.” Pete Acheson, long-time friend from Leisure Bay to Plettenberg Bay.

“I’ve read your incredibly interesting and insightful book. You certainly have had an adventurous life”. Des van der Walt, Nedbank Provincial Manager, Credit Risk

“It was an honour and a privilege to have been part of your amazing journey.” Jimmy Power, former Top Turf partner.

Email dave@dwkconsult.co.za if you would like a copy of the book.

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