When you're out and about enjoying the countryside the last thing you need is to lug around several different guides to wildlife, geology and meteorology.But there are plenty of things you'd like to look up if you could.How do you light a fire when all the wood is wet?Are those fox tracks or dog tracks?Is it going to rain? Generally there's nothing you can do but hope for the best, or maybe phone a friend if you can get reception, and they're in, and they know the answer... That's where this comes in. It has the answers to more questions than you'd think could fit into such a handy volume. You'll find out pretty much anything you need to know, from basic first aid to how to escape from quicksand; help with navigation; identifying constellations, seashells, burial mounds, and animal tracks; which wild food you can eat and how to recognise it; weather lore, such as which clouds indicate what kind of weather. This is the only book you really can't do without when you're out and about. So you can ditch that library of guidebooks and slip this in your pocket instead.This beautiful hardback edition has both dust-cover and gold embossing on the spine making it the perfect gift. Every Pocket Bible is lovingly crafted to give you a unique mix of useful references, handy tips and fascinating trivia that will enlighten and entertain you at every page. There is a Pocket Bible for everyone...Also in the series: The Gardener's Pocket Bible, The Camping Pocket Bible, The Dad's Pocket Bible and The Railway Pocket Bible
Paul Jenner and Christine Smith are professional travel journalists and writers. They are co-authors of many travel and related titles, including The Traveller's Pocket Bible. Paul and Christine left Britain fifteen years ago, initially living in France and now Spain, in a converted water mill just behind the Costa Brava.