Day 14 – Calthwaite to Cargo
Today’s theme was local politics. I was walking with people who are involved with refugees and with a couple whose house has been flooded a number of times. I heard stories of local government incompetance, and mis-management, planning disputes, and misuse of funds. Why is it that wherever you go it seems there are the same kinds of stories.
But then these exact same stories seem to be played out on a national level. It all depresses me. I know there are lots of honest, hardworking people in government at both local and national levels. But when party politics is involved, it all goes to pot.
Tomorrow I will walk into Scotland! I’ll be around 205 miles from home, so two thirds of the way to COP 26