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How to Predict the Weather with a Cup of Coffee
And Other Techniques for Surviving the 9-to-5 Jungle
By Matthew Cole
paperback | 208 pages | 7 7/8 x 5 1/8 x 5/8
US$12.95 | CAN$13.95
Publication Date: 2011-04-14
This is a survival guide for the 21st century. "Urban bushcraft" wonít help you get out of the woods, but its techniques will help you use contemporary tools to turn your life into a nonstop adventure.
More than just a modern survival guide, this book gives you the means to make your life more interesting. Harnessing the laws of science, nature, and human behavior, author Matthew Cole revisits and humorously reinvents the little tricks and ingenious solutions developed in the past with an updated twist for the 21st century. You,ll learn:
Trevor Cole is widely considered to be one of Canada's top gardening experts. He studied horticulture at the Royal Botanic Gardens, in the UK and was curator of the Dominion Arboretum in Ottawa for over 20 years. Cole is the author of many magazine articles on gardening as well as many books. He resides in Ottawa, Canada.