“The bullet is still lodged in my heart,” Davey mentions, caressing his chest protectively as we speak. His theory stands that the men who opened fire on him were drug lords. He is quick to add that this is just one theory as to why the men decided to ambush him, leaving him with a number of wounds and bullets embedded in his body.
As soon as Robyn heard that her son had been shot, she went on a networking frenzy to find any possible help and assistance.
|Devouring the book in the couch.|
Davey is proud to admit that he is completely against the consumption of alcohol, which is why he finds total irony in his two saviors in Lima. It was only when two South African Brewery (SAB) workers came along, did the doctors very quickly change their minds about treating him. Suddenly, Davey was moved up to top priority on the hospitals list.
“As grateful as I will always be, I still find it hilarious how people from a company promoting the one thing that I always try to steer people away from were now not only helping me, but also were undeniably my only form of hope!” Davey laughs as lightly as he can on the matter.
Having said that, Davey is already planning his next adventure – he plans on rowing across the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean in nothing but a wooden rowboat that is currently being hand crafted in Knysna, The Western Cape.
“The only problem was that before, no one would listen to me! Now I can raise environmental awareness and suggest great healthy lifestyle changes and people will actually take it into consideration. I think I always knew that I needed a ‘story’ to be able to get people’s attention and I finally did.” Davey admits with a bittersweet grin.