In 1997 Christina was awarded the prestigious Churchill Fellowship to study methods of growing herbs. In 1998 she and her husband Chris, farmers from Victoria'sWestern District, headed off to the USA, France and England for an intensive 10-week study of herb farming. This book is an amusing account of their travels, infused with musings on life and lots of interesting facts and lore about herbs. It also contains instructive information about the medicinal use of herbs and how to use them in your cooking - there are some favourite recipes included. Overall this is a rollicking traveler's tale bound to captivate every reader.