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Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman

 

May 2, 2019



Ever fancied yelling at your neighbors to let them know the goings on of the day? Does your voice carry for miles and boom with the resonance of authority? In that case, you’d make an excellent town crier and should head to my home town next week for the Southern England Town Crier’s Competition.

The contest promises it will be a “fine spectacle of dandy costumes, beautiful frocks, healthy lungs and a true display of British eccentricity,” so to be honest I’m not sure why you haven’t already put down your newspaper to start packing a suitcase.

I’d love to join you, for the cr...



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