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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

Writing

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

NOTES FROM A SHED 152: A Filofacts on NAVIGATION – NATURAL

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