It is a a measure of how limited are the horizons of Little England.
Tomorrow’s Daily Telegraph has a front-page story — competing with the MH370 disappearance, Osborne’s annuity ploy coming unstitched, Russia ejected from G8 — and headlined:
Perfect storm leads to fence panel shortage.
The on-line version is even more sensational:
traditional lap fencing … is being offered for up to £80 a panel to panic buyers on the black market.
There has even been a spate of thefts of wooden fence panels from people’s gardens.