Gavin Pretor-Pinney is the founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society, an organisation with a growing international fanbase that aims to fight 'blue-sky thinking'. He has given talks about the sky for TED (over 1.2M views) and Google, and organises cloudspotting trips and international sky gatherings. He has presented television documentaries for the BBC and Channel 4 and is a Visiting Fellow at the Meteorology Department of Reading University and winner of the Royal Meteorological Society's Michael Hunt award. Gavin is a co-founder of the Idler magazine and the author of the internationally bestselling Cloudspotter's Guide and Cloud Collector's Handbook. His third book, The Wavewatcher's Companion, won the prestigious Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books. He lives in Somerset.
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