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  • Plan B

    plan B in the planningSo with some help from Buendia (who reckons she should have been an editor, not an architect), I’ve come up with something of a plan for the Mississippi book: less Mississippi, more David.

    I’d thought I would have something important to say about the red states, and urban decline and all that, and while I did see some interesting stuff, most of my conclusions could have been reached in the comfort of an armchair a long way from Iowa or Arkansas.

    Also, how much does any travel writer really get inside a place that they only visit for 24 hours, before heading off to the next target?