This Side of the Pond
Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman
November 21, 2019
Bickering politicians is a simple fact of life, but sometimes what they’re arguing about really makes you think. I found myself thoroughly baffled this week to discover that my home county’s council is discussing the idea of making Dorset a national park.
As far as I can tell (and I have done as much research as can reasonably be expected, which includes but is not limited to a quick glance at Wikipedia) this national park would encompass the entire southern portion of the county and a chunk of the county to its left.
Now, I can understand on a theoretical level why Dorset would make an...