The Beauty Of Clouds

DO Wales

Running Time
30m 50s


Gavin Pretor Pinney
Author of 'The Wavewatcher's Companion'


Gavin introduces us to the world of cloudspotting. He explains how to identify some of the basic cloud types, as well as encourage you to lie back, let your imagination drift, and notice that one over there looks like a goldfish.

Gavin founded the Cloud Appreciation Society in 2004 to fight 'blue-sky thinking'.

He feels that clouds are one of the most beautiful and varied of nature's displays, and that it is high time people stopped complaining about them. The society now has over 25,000 members from all around the world.

Gavin’s book, The Cloudspotter’s Guide came out in 2006, it immediately became an international bestseller, and has been published in fifteen different languages.


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