1. Boozing on the train has become a necessity because getting out of Cornwall takes forever.
Living at the end of the country means that there is an extra four to five hours on every trip and it’s a well-known fact amongst your countymen that both Paris and Brussels are closer to London than you are. Making these ambling trips on public transport has created a tradition of what you like to call The Long Pub, translation: train boozing. When there were harsh rumours being thrown around the British media about alcohol being banned on trains, you were ready to start an uprising — luckily, crisis averted.