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Is it true that men navigate better than women?

29 February 2020

9:00 AM

29 February 2020

9:00 AM

Wayfinding: The Art and Science of How We Find and Lose Our Way Michael Bond

Picador, pp.278, £20

Some years ago I participated in a late-night Radio 3 show on exploration and travel. When I left the studio with my fellow contributors, both distinguished explorers, we got lost in the bowels of Broadcasting House. Round and round the dimly lit corridors we trudged, and only after talk of bivouacking did we finally reach a lift and escape.

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