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Tristan Gooley: The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs

There is an awful lot of information in this book, which appeals to the Sherlock Holmes in me: the idea that, by being attentive whilst out and about, it’s possible to pick up all sorts of useful and interesting information about the world around. 294 more words

Travel Writing

What's a Field?

“Once we learn that a field is ‘an ancient noun connoting human effort,’ every time we encounter the word we can ask ourselves what the effort involved is–thus a coalfield becomes about the miners’ sweat, not the coal.” 21 more words


advent journey 1

The season of Advent begins this evening.  Let’s journey together.  This quote which I found in Tristan Gooley’s The Walker’s Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs… 54 more words


Natural Navigation, meaning without compass or iPad, is a vogue feature of the moment, thanks to Tristan Gooley, a professional hairy man, sadly lumbered with a satirist’s name for a twonk, who has written a series of books including, new on the market, The Walker’s Guide To Outdoor Clues & Signs. 125 more words

Notes From The Shed

The Book List is finally 100% complete!

My list of books has been in existence for a very very long time. It is the reason why I started the blog and the reason I have been consciously reading since last August, almost 10 months ago. 524 more words

Just a plain old diary entry

Evening all. I feel like I haven’t posted for ages which probably means that it’s been even longer than that!

To give you a quick update, I’m almost finished… 139 more words