Travis Elborough is the author of the
acclaimed A Walk in the Park, a captivating history of public parks.
John Grindrod, whose first book Concretopia was a brilliant celebration
of post-war architecture, has now written Outskirts, a nature memoir
that relates the story of Britain's Green Belt. With Helen Griffiths, Chief
Executive of Fields in Trust, the charity founded in 1925 as the National
Playing Fields Association, they consider all things verdant in the city and