About this book
A new book from the acclaimed nature writer, and author of "Flora Britannica" and "Food For Free", which explores our preoccupation with the weather. Ties in with the BBC Radio 3 programme "Changing Climates". Weaves together science, art and memoirs to show the weather's impact on our culture and national psyche. 'The nation's favourite nature writer' "Sunday Telegraph"
An exploration of our preoccupation with the weather, as heard on BBC Radio 3: Changing Climates. In his trademark style, the author weaves together science, art and memoirs to show the weather's impact on our culture and national psyche. He rambles through the myths of Golden Summers and our persistent state of denial about the winter.