As you know I have a passion for stories of non native mega fauna – although a fish may be pushing the concept. My friend Ian Baker lives near Telford – I will be asking him why his tropical fish tank looks somewhat depleted on the strength of this story. It tells us:
You know that feeling in your guts when things seem indefinably wrong. This story suggest to me some in Government are on this page with rural broadband
The government and BT are under fresh attack for the way the rollout of the UK’s rural broadband is being handled.
A committee of MPs said that many [...]
As a one time rural zealot and a recent convert (for the last 10 years or so) to the world of rural-urban connectivities I find this a spatially diverting article. Perhaps the suburbs have the worst of both worlds. Still I love Betjeman’s “Metroland”…
The image of suburbs as the most affluent parts of the [...]
Unlike our those of our readers with an interest in Lycra I have little understanding of the fascination of cycling – although I do like “Waiting for Godot” Seems to me on the strength of this article the Tour De France could cause more hassle than good for some rural dwellers. Before you reach for [...]
The transition movement is a good means of linking rural and urban places. This story based on our second city urging a move away from fast food offers us much to learn from in terms of creating space in our cities for more interesting food options. There is also no reason why rural authorities cant [...]
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