What makes Where Poppies Blow
so freshly moving is the picture it paints of the reverence, love and kindness the natural world can engender, even in the most hellish conditions; as Philip Gosse of the Roayl Army Medical Corps called it, 'medicine for the mind and solace for the soul'. (Melissa Harrison FINANCIAL TIMES
[John Lewis-Stempel] manages what might have seemed impossible: to find a new perspective on the Great War. (Mark Smith GLASGOW HERALD
Makes an important contribution to the literature by studying the British soldiers' relationship with Nature...Moving, strangely life-affirming (Clive Aslet COUNTRY LIFE
The natural history of the Western Front during World War One.