Rosamond Richardson is the author of several books about the countryside, including the international best-seller Country Wisdom. She writes regularly for Britain’s biggest-selling bird magazine BirdWatching, and for several years has been a contributor to The Countryman. Familiar to many as author of the Penguin Classic Hedgerow Cookery and co-presenter of BBC 2’s Discovering Hedgerows, she also writes for LandScape and CountrysideNFU magazines. She is a member of the steering committee of New Networks for Nature, and lectured alongside Richard Mabey at the inauguration of the Centre for John Clare Studies at Cambridge University. She lives in a small village in East Anglia.