Boring tag - It’s community that matters

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I wanted to respond to your recent article about Horncastle being boring.

I used to live in the town and that’s what people said 60 years ago. Interestingly, it has a bigger population today, so it must work for some people.

Every place has its soul and, like people, all are different.

I have lived for most of my adult life in Johannesburg – a huge city full of contrasts.

Immense wealth can often appear side-to-side with appalling squatter camps. Hi-tech magnificent skyscrapers, but streets often littered with rubbish and spoiled by crumbling infrastructure.

It is chalk and cheese from Horncastle; I love both.

Be proud of your history and heritage, the changes will happen – they always do.

At the end of the day,

it’s the community that counts.

Rosemary Mocke

Johannesburg