This Side of the Pond
Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman
July 23, 2020
It’s not that I condone bad behavior, it’s just that some naughtiness is so majestic it’s hard to condemn the perpetrators. Such has been the case with some of my old neighbors across the pond who haven’t been following the rules of this pandemic properly.
The story that has brought me the greatest joy from the “I shouldn’t laugh at this, but…” category takes place in a pub in the English city of Sheffield. Like every other pub in the nation, it was told to close its doors when the pandemic first hit.
Not long after this announcement was made, police started getting calls fr...