Trail in Namibia Trail in Namibia

Bovine Headlines

Navigation may fill my working hours, but even I couldn’t pretend that it is a high profile topic. Last week however a story about cows pointing north and south started appearing everywhere, there is a good summary on the BBC website.

On Saturday the Times newspaper ran a main news story and editorial piece describing how GPS navigators are not getting the full experience and are being denied the benefit of the rich detail of traditional maps. They put it well, ‘Turn left on to the A303 for Andover, ignoring the ancient stones: those without a map may not know they are passing Stonehenge.’

Perhaps this mini-surge of interest is why they were kind enough to run a snippet about my courses too.