Getting directions from the Guugu Yimithirr

When I hear about an article in a major newspaper about linguistics, and one on how language influences thought in particular, I get ready to grit my teeth.  But this one, by Guy Deutscher, is actually pretty good:

It’s worth it for the explanation of the direction words in Guugu Yimithirr alone.  I wish I’d been able to put this in the LCK.