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Tristan Gooley - Author

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The Natural Navigator

The Natural Navigator

Author: Tristan Gooley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/08/2020

**From the Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author of THE WALKER'S GUIDE TO OUTDOOR CLUES AND SIGNS and HOW TO READ WATER** 'Changes the way you experience the world' -- Sunday Times 'Wonderfully stimulating' -- Michael Palin Discover the lost art of reading nature's own signposts with this beautiful tenth anniversary edition of The Natural Navigator. Starting with a simple question - 'Which way am I looking?' - Tristan Gooley blends natural science, myth, folklore and the history of travel to introduce you to the forgotten art of finding your way using nature's clues, from the feel of a rock to the look of the moon. Using Tristan's expert insight and anecdotes, you'll develop a unique insight into the world around you. From learning why some trees grow the way they do and how they can help you find your way in the countryside, to discovering how it's possible to find North simply by looking at a puddle and how natural signs can be used to navigate on the open ocean or in the heart of the city. Wonderfully detailed and full of fascinating stories, this is the seminal guide to the rediscovered art of natural navigation. The Natural Navigator is user-friendly, practical and packed with beautiful illustrations to help natural navigators on their instrument-free journey. Beautifully repackaged, this edition includes a new tenth anniversary preface from the author, celebrating ten years of this seminal guide to nature.

The Natural Navigator

The Natural Navigator

Author: Tristan Gooley Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/01/2020

Wild Signs and Star Paths

Wild Signs and Star Paths

Author: Tristan Gooley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/04/2019

'A paean to the beauty and majesty of nature, especially the nature we overlook in our back gardens and local parks... And like all the best books, it makes the world around you a lot more interesting' - Spectator 'Beautifully written... I promise you will feel more in tune with the world around after reading only one chapter of Wild Signs and Star Paths, let alone the book in its entirety' - Royal Institute of Navigation 'A beautifully written almanac of tricks and tips that we've lost along the way' - Observer Tristan Gooley, author of the internationally bestselling How To Read Water and The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs, shows how it is possible to achieve a level of outdoors awareness that will enable you to sense direction from stars and plants, forecast weather from woodland sounds and predict the next action of an animal from its body language - instantly. Although once common, this now rare awareness would be labelled by many as a 'sixth sense'. We have become so distanced from this way of experiencing our environment that it may initially seem hard to believe that it is possible, but Tristan Gooley uses a collection of 'keys' to show how everyone can develop this ability and enjoy the outdoors in an exciting way - one that is both new and ancient.

Hogyan talaljunk vissza a termeszethez?

Hogyan talaljunk vissza a termeszethez?

Author: Tristan Gooley Format: eBook Release Date: 01/03/2018

Miert jelent boldogsagot, ha visszaterunk a termeszethez?Tristan Gooley navigtor s felfedezA knyvben bepillantst enged az lA lnyek - legyen az nvny vagy llat - bonyolult kapcsolataiba. Bebizonytja, hogy a termszet ciklusainak, harcainak megrtse gazdagabb s boldogabb letet hozhat szmunkra. KlnbzA technikk bemutatsval ksrletet tesz rzkeink felbresztsre. A tudatos figyelemgyakorlsnak s a termszetben szerzett lmnyeink megrtsnek ksznhetA en j kapcsolatot teremthetnk a termszettel, sA t ltalban a vilggal - ajtn kvl s bell egyarnt.Korunkban, amikor az erklcsi s rtkrendi zA rzavar egyre nA , az nsegtA knyveknek is megjulsra van szksgk. Az let iskolja (The School of Life) sorozat, mely olyan mindnyjunkat rintA tmkkal foglalkozik, mint a pnz, a munka, a technolgia, a szex, a testedzs vagy az egyedllt, pp erre vllalkozik.Alain de Botton,a sorozat szerkesztA je

How To Read Water

How To Read Water

Author: Tristan Gooley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/04/2017

From the bestselling author of THE WALKER'S GUIDE TO OUTDOOR CLUES AND SIGNS A must-have book for walkers, sailors, swimmers, anglers and everyone interested in the natural world, in How To Read Water, Natural Navigator Tristan Gooley shares knowledge, skills, tips and useful observations to help you enjoy the landscape around you and learn about the magic of the outdoors from your living room. Includes over 700 clues, signs and patterns. From wild swimming in Sussex to wayfinding in Oman, via the icy mysteries of the Arctic, Tristan Gooley draws on his own pioneering journeys to reveal the secrets of ponds, puddles, rivers, oceans and more to show us all the skills we need to read the water around us.

How To Read Water

How To Read Water

Author: Tristan Gooley Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/04/2016

From the bestselling author of THE WALKER'S GUIDE TO OUTDOOR CLUES AND SIGNS A must-have book for walkers, sailors, swimmers, anglers and everyone interested in the natural world, in How To Read Water, Natural Navigator Tristan Gooley shares knowledge, skills, tips and useful observations to help you enjoy the landscape around you. Includes over 700 clues, signs and patterns. From wild swimming in Sussex to wayfinding off Oman, via the icy mysteries of the Arctic, Tristan Gooley draws on his own pioneering journeys to reveal the secrets of ponds, puddles, rivers, oceans and more to show us all the skills we need to read the water around us.

Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs

Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs

Author: Tristan Gooley Format: eBook Release Date: 26/08/2015

Turn Every Walk into a Game of DetectionWhen writer and navigator Tristan Gooley journeys outside, he sees a natural world filled with clues. The roots of a tree indicate the sun's direction; the Big Dipper tells the time; a passing butterfly hints at the weather; a sand dune reveals prevailing wind; the scent of cinnamon suggests altitude; a budding flower points south. To help you understand nature as he does, Gooley shares more than 850 tips for forecasting, tracking, and more, gathered from decades spent walking the landscape around his home and around the world. Whether you're walking in the country or city, along a coastline, or by night, this is the ultimate resource on what the land, sun, moon, stars, plants, animals, and clouds can revealif you only know how to look!

The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs

The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs

Author: Tristan Gooley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2015

'It's like being given some sort of magical text... eye-opening and invaluable.' India Knight, Sunday Times 'Even the intrepid Bear Grylls could learn a trick or two from this book' The Times The ultimate guide to what the land, sun, moon, stars, trees, plants, animals, sky and clouds can reveal - when you know what to look for. Includes over 850 outdoor clues and signs for you to enjoy the wonders of the outdoors from your living room. This top ten bestseller is the result of Tristan Gooley's two decades of pioneering outdoors experience and six years of instructing, researching and writing. It includes lots of outdoor clues and signs that will not be found in any other book in the world. As well as the most comprehensive guide to natural navigation for walkers ever compiled, it also contains clues for weather forecasting, tracking, city walks, coast walks, night walks and dozens of other areas.

The Natural Navigator

The Natural Navigator

Author: Tristan Gooley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2014

Starting with a simple question - 'Which way am I looking?' - Tristan Gooley blends natural science, myth, folklore and the history of travel to introduce you to the rare and ancient art of finding your way using nature's own sign-posts, from the feel of a rock to the look of the moon. In this fully updated edition you'll learn why some trees grow the way they do and how they can help you find your way in the countryside. You'll discover how it's possible to find North simply by looking at a puddle and how natural signs can be used to navigate on the open ocean and in the heart of the city. Wonderfully detailed and full of fascinating stories, this is a glorious exploration of the rediscovered art of natural navigation.

How to Connect with Nature

How to Connect with Nature

Author: Tristan Gooley, The School of Life Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2013

A deep knowledge of our natural environment is no longer a vital part of everyday survival, certainly for those of us living in cities and working in weatherproof offices. Unless we have an inherent love of the great outdoors, do we really need to connect with nature? Bestselling author Tristan Gooley believes that real connection, no matter how small, can enrich us as individuals, allowing us to see every living thing in its own intricate network. Offering a host of techniques, he helps us awaken our senses and deepen our understanding of nature's cycles, conflicts and relationships. By cultivating the right mindset we can gain a better appreciation of the world, both indoors and outdoors. One in the new series of books from The School of Life, launched January 2014: How to Age by Anne Karpf How to Develop Emotional Health by Oliver James How to Be Alone by Sara Maitland How to Deal with Adversity by Christopher Hamilton How to Think About Exercise by Damon Young How to Connect with Nature by Tristan Gooley

The Natural Explorer

The Natural Explorer

Author: Tristan Gooley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2013

**From the bestselling author of THE WALKER'S GUIDE TO OUTDOOR CLUES AND SIGNS and HOW TO READ WATER, The Sunday Times Book Of The Year** Tristan Gooley, author of THE NATURAL NAVIGATOR demonstrates how it is possible to connect profoundly with the lands we travel through, even from the comfort of your living room. In THE NATURAL EXPLORER he combines the work of the some of the most insightful travellers of the past two thousand years with his own experience. The most rewarding travel experiences do not depend on our destination or the length of our journey, but on our levels of awareness. A short walk can compare with an epic journey, when we take the time to focus on the things that dramatically enrich each journey. Exploration is no longer about hardship, long distances, or even venturing beyond the borders of your own home. It is about celebrating the sense of connection and discovery that is possible in all our travels.

The Natural Explorer

The Natural Explorer

Author: Tristan Gooley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2012

The most rewarding travel experiences do not depend on our destination or the length of our journey, but on our levels of awareness. A short walk can compare with an epic journey, when we take the time to focus on the things that dramatically enrich each journey. Combining the work of the some of the most insightful travellers of the past two thousand years with his own experience , Tristan Gooley, author of THE NATURAL NAVIGATOR demonstrates how it is possible to connect profoundly with the lands we travel through. Exploration is no longer about hardship or long distances, it is about celebrating the sense of connection and discovery that is possible in all our travels.

The Natural Navigator Pocket Guide

The Natural Navigator Pocket Guide

Author: Tristan Gooley Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/06/2011

Starting with a simple question - 'Which way am I looking?' - Tristan Gooley blends natural science, myth, folklore and the history of travel to introduce you to the rare and ancient art of finding your way using nature's own sign-posts, from the feel of a rock to the look of the moon. With Tristan's help, you'll learn why some trees grow the way they do and how they can help you find your way in the countryside. You'll discover how it's possible to find North simply by looking at a puddle and how natural signs can be used to navigate on the open ocean and in the heart of the city. Wonderfully detailed and full of fascinating stories, this is a glorious exploration of the rediscovered art of natural navigation. The Natural Navigator Pocket Guide is a user-friendly, practical book and the beautiful illustrations are a useful tool to help travellers on their instrument-free journey.

Der naturliche Kompass

Der naturliche Kompass

Author: Tristan Gooley Format: eBook Release Date: 07/04/2011

Wie erkennt man an einer Regenpfutze die Himmelsrichtungen? Was zeigt die Krummung eines Baumes an? Und was verrat der Sand unter unseren Fuen uber Ebbe und Flut? Tristan Gooley verrat, wie man sich in Landschaften, Stadten, im Wald oder an der Kuste orientieren kann - ohne Landkarte, ohne GPS, nur mithilfe der Gestirne und Elemente. Dabei geht es nicht nur um Outdoorabenteuer oder Uberlebenstraining, sondern um eine beeindruckende, einfach zu erlernende Kunst. Dieses Buch bringt uns bei, genau hinzuschauen, zu riechen, zu horen. Fur neugierige Daheimgebliebene und enthusiastische Nachahmer.

Natural Navigator

Natural Navigator

Author: Tristan Gooley Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/01/2011