Even the New York Times can appreciate the value of a good English pub (and they quote from a piece I wrote in the Guardian three years ago!) All we need now is a bit more appreciation from the authorities in England.
My name is Paul Kingsnorth. This site is the cyberspace companion to my book, Real England, which was published in 2008 and appears in paperback this summer.
Join me as I travel through a country whose character and identity are being erased by corporate power, an over-centralised state, money and indifference - and meet the people working to turn the tide.