Who’s killing villages

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/alice_miles/article5982744.ece Alice Miles is rapidly becoming one of my favourite columnists for her straight-talking attitudes. This is uncomfortable reading, but too close to the truth to be ignored

The Royal Oak

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

Here's a comment I wrote in my diary at the beginning of the year: Wednesday night, having a quick pint in our village pub, tucked away in the bucolic idyll of north dorset. Fire roaring, horse brasses hanging off the wall, Ɠhopping hareƶ the guest beer, and a letter of thanks ...