17 Earth-Shattering Summer Problems Only British People Will Understand

It’s been a great summer so far. But we can’t wait for it to end.

1. When everyone’s trying to have barbeques at the same time and inevitably getting them horribly wrong.

3. And these people ran out of Pimm’s.


4. When buses inexplicably turn their heating on at exactly the hottest part of the year.

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5. When people insist on playing infuriating bongos in the park.

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8. Because in the UK, there’s always plenty of room for storms and showers.

12. But at least a new sport, backyard swimming, was invented.

13. As everyone knows, when it gets hot in Britain, it gets unbearably hot. And everyone complains.

As a country we don’t do air conditioning, except in supermarkets.

14. So being at work is great fun.

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15. No one knows what to do with butter.

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16. And hay fever is LITERALLY the worst thing that had ever happened.

17. Worst of all, people can’t enjoy themselves because they’re too busy worrying about when to call it and say summer is over.

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