This Side of the Pond
Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman
March 18, 2021
When you think of Britain, the image that likely pops into your head includes our iconic red telephone boxes. Bright, cheerful and emblazoned with a golden crown, in 2015 these iconic kiosks were voted the greatest British design of all time. Astonishingly, that means they are more beloved than the double decker bus, Doc Marten boots and even our own national flag.
Phone booths may have gone the way of the dinosaur in these times of a communication device tucked into every purse and pocket, but you’ll still find them dotting the landscape across my nation. But these days, you’re as lik...