It’s the season of street parties and summer fairs, horticultural shows, local fetes and strawberry teas

This is British – and then some. But I wonder if it is more than it seems on the surface – for I wonder if it is part of the answer to many of the ills that beset us today by helping to give a greater and stronger sense of community with our neighbours. And so, that is the topic of my latest newspaper column … read on!