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Don’t pity me for living in London

Don’t pity me for living in London

3 July 2021

9:00 AM

3 July 2021

9:00 AM

Londoners have had to learn, more than ever before, to master the art of fielding pity. We’ve been on the receiving end of lots of it this year from people living in the country who care about us, which makes it worse because we’re supposed to be grateful. I’m still smarting from a few recent zingers: ‘I do feel sorry for you, being cooped up in that small house.’

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