With the whole wide world and its problems, the little village of Manea seems oblivious to them all. I think it's why I like coming here of a day to do part of my work rounds. I don't think it changed much over the decades and I doubt it will in the near future too. In every direction, there is nothing but Fenland with the nearest town of Chatteris about 6 miles along one road. Across the two rivers and the flooded fen is Ely, but one needs to go along the road to Chatteris and loop around to get there.
Manea people seem very content and happy with their isolated village. Many stop and say hello, but then everywhere in the Fenland is like this.