Tristan Gooley - Wild Signs and Star Paths

The internationally best-selling author of How To Read Water, Tristan Gooley is a navigator and explorer who has led expeditions on five continents, flown solo and sailed single-handed across the Atlantic and lived with Tuareg, Bedouin and Dayak people in some of the most remote places on earth. A pioneer of natural navigation, in Wild Signs and Star Paths Tristan explains the connections between flora and fauna, the landscape and the weather, showing how it is possible to acheive a level of ourdoors 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. 

Listing Details

Thursday 17th October, 12.00

Venue

TBC

Ticket Prices

Adults: £10.00

Booking

Tickets will be on sale in August.

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All of us in the Hardy Society were very positive about 'our' first night and the subsequent events. I thought Tony's event with Rachel and Dinah worked very well with interesting conversations from the both of the women.

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