By Peter Marren
Some humans choose to move skydiving when they flip 50. Others trip to an extended dreamed-of position: Antarctica, might be or the Galapagos. Others run the London marathon. yet to mark his so much signifcant birthday, Peter Marren selected a wholly assorted kind of mid-life problem: to tune down the final 50 British wild crops he'd but to see, having ticked the 1st 1,400 over a half-century well-spent rummaging in hedges, slipping down gullies and peering into peat bathrooms.
This professional and emotional trip takes him the size and the breadth of the British Isles, trying to find our such a lot elusive crops. He travels from Skye to the Scilly Isles, from mountain to woodland ground - yet does he be capable of locate them all?
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