5 speakers 15 minutes each

Gavin Pretor-Pinney

Cloudspotting

Gavin Pretor-Pinney lives in Somerset and is a writer and cloud-watcher. After co-founding The Idler magazine (described by Time Out as ‘the world’s finest periodical’) he founded the Cloud Appreciation Society and wrote its inaugural publication “The Cloudspotter’s Guide” (2006), which went on to become an international bestseller. His second book, “The Wavewatcher’s Companion” (2010) was the winner of the 2011 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Writing.