This Side of the Pond
Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman
June 11, 2020
Most of the time, I’m proud to share snippets of my culture with you, but this is not one of those times. This week, I bring you the cautionary tale of what not to do when you’ve been told it’s finally safe to emerge from self-isolation.
Last weekend, my countrymen were released from their homes for the first time in months and told they could drive wherever they wanted in the country as long as they made it home for bedtime. This was welcome news to everyone who had run out of books to read.
Because the sun had decided to celebrate by making one of its rare appearances, the beaches o...