Everyone loves a great story, and you can't get much better potential film making material than this one.

A summary? Eccentric Kentish aristocrat gets kidnapped in South America, compiles a plan for his World Garden whilst in captivity and after his release, successfully travels the world collecting seeds and plant material to make the garden dream reality!

Read the whole story here and to prove he's back in one piece, if you live in the Burnham-on-Sea area of Somerset, you can meet the man himself!