I increasingly view rural England, densely – but not uniformly – connected by 4G phones, high-speed broadband and a multitude of devices as having moved beyond the rural of 10 years ago, not the same as urban life but certainly past the rural as we often understand and see it represented – a post-rural situation.
Book review: Through a combination of very sophisticated analysis and a visceral feel for its key constituency UKIP has found the hollowed out heart of British politics and lodged itself there.
It wouldn’t happen in France or Italy, it just wouldn’t be possible or allowed. I refer of course to the great Somerset apple heist. The news that the cider … Continue reading Pulp Friction – The Great Somerset Apple Heist
Over the past few years I have become interested in the politics of the end of the world or rather those who are anticipating it – because if has come … Continue reading The End is Nigh
For several years now I’ve been boring everyone who will listen that the future of food is about citizenship, and part of that is making food no longer a consumer … Continue reading Food Beyond Consumerism