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Thoughts From Basle

Thank you Thomas for a kind, interesting and uplifting email from Basle: --------- Dear Tristan I just finished reading your…

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Outdoor Clues and Signs in Poland

The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs is being published in Poland on 2nd August 2017. And what a…

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How to Make a Compass Out of Sand, Snow or Dust

Whenever you're on sand or snow, tune in to the direction the most recent winds have been blowing from and…

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White Out and Prevailing Winds

My thanks to Ginny Howells for coming on a course and for this wonderful email: "I just thought I'd share…

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Dawn Chorus Going Global

There will be an international collaborative radio dawn chorus programme going out on BBC Radio 4 from about 1am UK…

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Ripples, Reflections and Patterns

It can be difficult to see detail in the surface of calm water. To work out what the water is…

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Yellow Archangel - Lamiastrum galeobdolon

Despite its sunny appearance, Yellow Archangel - Lamiastrum galeobdolon - is a plant that prefers shade, damp and north-facing sites…

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Toponymy in Oman

The Gooley family are just back from a week's holiday in Oman. It was mostly sun, sand and swimming, but…

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The Paperback is Out Today!

The paperback of How to Read Water is out today! (UK) Happy Water Reading! A Sunday Times 'Must Read' book…

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Be guided by nature
RT @growingwildfm: Bit of a radio-y wkend coming up - this Sun at 9.20am on Dig It on @BBCSussex @bbcsurrey, my piece with @NaturalNav in l…
RT @MyDofElife: The kind of waves that might at any point remind you that they are in charge not you... fun swimmage in warm sea tonight #t
RT @MilesWarde: Big thanks to Ruth for the eider. @Jimi_Goodwin @naturalnav @wllyoung you're all coming up next month ... https://t.co/nmu9…
RT @BIUK: .@NaturalNav explains how to tell the exact time it will begin to rain. https://t.co/EsscNKtl7o