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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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A Beautiful World

I've just done a brief podcast interview for Heather McElhatton of A Beautiful World. You can hear it here.

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Samuel Pepys and his Moon Compass

From an entry in Samuel Pepys' diary on Saturday 19th August 1665: So to Stanes and there by this time…

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The Pebbles on the Beach

Thank you to everyone who tuned in to listen to me eulogise Clarence Ellis' book, The Pebbles on the Beach,…

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The Colour of Water

The colour of water is determined by: A) What's under it. B) What's in it. C) What's on it. D)…

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How To Read Water

Find out how to read water

@caffconc Hi Chris, thanks for reading my books. Wow, what a brilliant and original question. The jet stream snakes… https://t.co/fpKsbgWbkJ
Looking down on our two dogs from the top of a deer stalker's high seat.
Waterfall 'reversed' by wind on Skye https://t.co/0hITELTYTY #HowtoReadWater
Nepal storm kills climbers on Himalayan peak Gurja https://t.co/6tj7ninqvt