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

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


Where the Rocks Aren't

I spent a very enjoyable Friday evening at the Hornet Services Sailing Club in Gosport. I was there to listen to a talk being jointly hosted by the sailing club and the Royal Institute of Navigation, titled, 'Where the Rocks Aren't." The title is a…

TGO Awards - Thank You!

A huge, huge thank you to everyone who voted for my book! Last night, The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs won "Book of the Year" at The Great Outdoors Awards 2015.

Protein Compasses Found in Fruit Flies

A team from Peking University have discovered that fruit flies have clumps of proteins that are sensitive to the Earth's magnetic field. This is not quite as arcane or arbitrary as it sounds. Fruit flies are studied for a number of reasons, but one of…