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This Side of the Pond

Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman

It’s amazing what you can get away with when you simply refuse to acknowledge your own actions. I disappeared down an internet rabbithole this week as I explored the story of a gentleman from the UK who has spent months running a Japanese restaurant from his home while denying he is running a Japanese restaurant from his home – and getting away with it.

Sherlock Holmes would not have found this a mystery worthy of his attention, but somehow the local council has been unable to solve it. The great restaurant debate has been going on for over two years, since Orlando Williams had to close...

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