“Natural navigation is the rare art of finding your way using nature”

Tristan Gooley | Author of “How to Read Water”

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Snowdrops - Galanthus nivalis

Galanthophiles will have spotted that the snowdrops are out. The ones near me are showing a strong preference for pointing south. The direction flowers point is influenced by many things, but a key consideration is whether the species is pollinated by insects. Flowers that depend…

BBC Winter Wonderland

I did a short piece for BBC Inside Out that was broadcast on Monday evening. It can be viewed via this link (within the UK, not sure about elsewhere). My bit is from about the 21st minute onwards. In the film there is some weather…

Cambridge University Expeditions Society

My thanks to everyone who came to my talk at the Cambridge University Expeditions Society last night. As might be expected, some great questions and discussion at the end. We ranged from Viking knowledge, via capitalism to the romanticising of indigenous skills.