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Wild Signs and Star Paths

The Keys to Our Lost Sixth Sense
Narrated by: Peter Noble
Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (56 ratings)
Regular price: £21.99
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Summary

Tristan Gooley, author of the internationally best-selling 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.

©2018 Tristan Gooley (P)2018 Hodder & Stoughton

Critic reviews

"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)

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Better than inspirational

Highly readable/listenable in the armchair but, even better, highly practical, useable knowledge to enhance the enjoyment of being outdoors.

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What an unbridled pleasure!

Wonderful narrator, very easy to listen to. if you love nature you'll love this book!

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This has changed my life

I now am picking up on the direction I'm travelling and I'm noticing so much more about the world. I travelled for 17 hours in the car from Brighton to Macduff the other day and spent most of the journey noticing connections... The sun movement, the moon movement, the tick in the trees, the animals, the trees and how they changed as we headed further north. The star constellations. Its opened up a whole new world to me and I love it. Thanks.

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  • amanda
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  • 17-02-19

lovely

thoroughly enjoyable and interesting captured me and has set my want to be in the outdoors all the more

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What a stunning book

Wow, what can I say? If you love the outdoors and want to be more atuned to whats going on around you, this book is for you. Within a couple of days I was already "seeing south" with my newly developed fast brain (those who've read/listened to it will know what I mean). This is becomong expensive though, I've now bought all the physic books as a reference too!! This amazing treasure trove will switch on skills and knowledge that you never thought possible. Before you know it you'll be "seeing" the outdoors in a whole new perspective. Truly wonderful.

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fantastic book. must listen again

absolutely loved this book . I'd reccommend to anyone and everyone. so many little nuggets

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Rapid fire detail & narration

I am sure the author's grasp of the subject is deep & knowledgable but for me he is delivering too much detail in a very tight time-frame. I felt like I was on school field-trip, trying to keep pace with every word being delivered and more importantly not enough time to absorb and put in practice. All in all I would probably find more joy in the book format.

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The voice?

I have read and listened to all Tristans books and was really disappointed that he didn't narrate this one. Peter was fine, but always sounded cross and didn't have the humour and detail that I'm used to.

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