Get Out of the House

As winter turns to spring, and spring turns to summer, here's a selection of books to inspire you to put that blasted book down and go out and look at stuff instead.

The Wavewatcher’s Companion

Gavin Pretor-Pinney

From the publisher:

A humorous, original guide to the waves that surround us and through which we experience the world, by the bestselling author of The Cloudspotter’s Guide.


Paul Evans, illustrated by Kurt Jackson

From the publisher:

Climate change is eroding the familiar pattern of the seasons, so we turn instinctively to the life cycle of herbaceous plants to guide us through the year. Herbaceous is a ...