Gavin Pretor-Pinney

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Gavin Edmund Pretor-Pinney is a British author,[1] known for his books The Cloudspotter's Guide and The Wavewatcher's Companion.

Pretor-Pinney attended Westminster School, the University of Oxford, and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. He co-founded the magazine The Idler and founded the Cloud Appreciation Society in 2004. He grew up in West London and now also lives in Somerton, Somerset.[citation needed]

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TV appearances[edit]

  • Presented on BBC TV: Cloudspotting[5]
  • Appeared on BBC TV: The Secret Life of Waves[6]


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