Theodore Dalrymple ascends a lift awash with urine at the Gare du Nord

20th April 2013 1

Travelling frequently as I do between England and France, I am always depressed almost to the point of despair when I see the English at the airport. Never in human history can so many people have been so determined to make the worst of themselves. Self-respect is unknown to them. Fat or thin, they dress in a more slovenly fashion … [Read on]