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

Tristan Gooley | Author of “The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs”

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BBC World Service Forum

There was a natural navigation discussion on the BBC's World Service programme, Forum, on the weekend. In the programme, Bridget Kendall hosts Tim Birkhead (behaviour ecologist), Jennifer Groh (neuroscientist) and me as we discuss different perspectives on natural navigation. You can listen to the full…

Windswept Tree in Dorset

A beautiful example of a windswept tree from the slopes above Chesil Beach, near Abbotsbury, in Dorset. Thanks to Peter Gibbs for image (@PeterG_Weather).

Gauging Distance from Point of Ayr Lighthouse

After a brief visit to North Wales, I took the opportunity to go for a walk along the beautiful Talacre Beach, towards the Point of Ayr Lighthouse. As you will see in the following pictures, the lighthouse has weathered some elements, but some sides have…