Ewloe Castle: An uneasy juxtaposition of times distant past and modern day realities

For those UK staycationers who have ever wondered what their countrymen inflict upon the usual Mediterranean suspects each summertime will no longer be in any doubt, nor labour under any misapprehension as to how far into the depths of a moral abyss the country has descended. My recent vacation in North East Wales was not…

North Wales: An Uneasy Mix of Beauty and Britain’s Twenty First Century Problems

Poverty existing cheek by jowl alongside breathtaking vistas can be found throughout the world. Indeed, poverty is one of those terms that is as subjective as it is relative, depending where on earth one is referring. Many coastal areas the length and breadth of Britain are showing not just glimmers of underlying hardship, but abject…