… you have the best, most filling breakfast in ages despite knowing it’s furring your arteries faster than lining them with badger pelt.
… a chocolate bar costs around 50p and there’s no excuse like the fact that the shop has to import it in from another country.
… a bus ride costs a quid.
… it’s glorious sunshine despite all the news for the last 3 weeks saying it’s been pissing down (happens every time I come home).
… I can finally top up my mobile without having to contend with a broken bloody website (thanks, Vodafone you wankers).
… I don’t see anyone flying their national flag in their gardens or on buildings any more.
… the quality of written and English I’m encountering is worse than that in most of the other countries I’ve been to for the last 4 months.
… encountering traffic driving on the left is not unexpected.
… I can find more than one type of beer in each bar I go to.