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The Point Key

Thanks for reading my books, Dan, and for your interesting email. Tristan, I am enjoying your newest book [Wild Signs…

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Anthocyanins, Sunlight and Navigation

It is that time of year. As the other pigments are drawn back into the plant, the red, orange and…

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Is this Grass Blue or Green?

My thanks to Peter Gibbs for another fascinating email. You can see our exchange below. If you have your own…

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Reindeer Lichen and Wild Feelings

I live in the chalk hills of the South Downs. On my daily walks over these hills I am always…

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How to Navigate with Spiders' Webs

Animals help us navigate in lots of ways. They form both compasses and maps for us. The map is formed…

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New Podcast Interview and Vehicle Tracks on Grass

I recently ran a course for Leanne Spencer of Bodyshot Performance. At the end of the course we did an…

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Stick Charts at the Royal Academy

Last night I was invited by the very nice people at Tourism New Zealand to the opening of Oceania, a…

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Equinoctial Gales

Last night winds reached 40mph here in West Sussex, bringing down a thick harvest of leaves. It was a breeze…

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Orion Returns

Look east just before dawn on a clear morning and you'll now be able to see an old friend returning.…

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How To Read Water

Find out how to read water

Tractors are the truest off-roaders. I’ve watched them skip through terrain that would make my Land Rover Defender… https://t.co/AAcZZxPn4K
@Bookishcrick Congrats to a lovely town, with a cracking bookshop!
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