Alex Massie Alex Massie

Who Will Speak for Bedford?

In his latest column for the magazine (subscribe!) Charles Moore offers a backhanded compliment to Leicestershire and Staffordshire, writing that they, like much of the English midlands are “much more attractive than people think”. This seems reasonable: the solid, unfussed calm of midland market towns and the quiet pleasures of the midland countryside are oft-overlooked.

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