You can tell a lot about a place by the interactions it has with the outside world. Here we compare two places in England and the way the world engages with them.
*Yes, I know that Southend isn't a city having failed in it's bids for city status on 2000 and 2002. But with a population of 160,000 it is bigger than several of the UK's cities and I didn't want to let the facts stand in the way of a good title.
115. A Tale Of Two Cities*