47 Things You’ll Only Know If You Come From Guernsey
Guernsey > Jersey.
First off, let's be honest: Literally no one knows where it is.
When you mention that it is closer to France than England, people always assume you speak French.
"So are you part of the UK or not?" is another regularly asked question.
You've basically memorised a whole set of answers to regular questions about the island.
You always laugh it off when someone asks if the weather is tropical.
Islanders have so much to thank these majestic animals for because...
Parking at the North Beach on a Saturday is extremely stressful.
Driving on a motorway for the first time is a terrifying experience.
A quick trip to town is nearly impossible because you will bump into at least 20 people you know.
The Guernsey Press is really, really fantastic.
You can easily find out someone's complete dating past by just asking around a bit.
Les Folies d'Amour is simultaneously the greatest and the worst thing about the island.
When Waitrose first came to Guernsey, you went there just to check it out.
You’ve been lost in the lanes of the island more times than you can count.
Next-day delivery is never next-day delivery.
It was a huge deal when Topshop finally started delivering to Guernsey.
Outsiders often forget that Guernsey was occupied during the Second World War.
Whenever someone mentions Les Miserables, it is practically law to mention that Victor Hugo lived in Guernsey for a time.
You can have breakfast in Guernsey, lunch in Sark, and then dinner in France if you have access to a boat.
You have no idea why you’re referred to as Sarnians, but you roll with it.
The Terrace is one of the best places on the island to spend a sunny day.
The fish and chips at Cobo are probably the best on the island (if not in the world).
Whenever there are dolphins around, you feel compelled to send videos to your mainland friends to prove that Guernsey is pretty special.
Whipping out a Guernsey pound note in the UK is always met with puzzled faces...
...and you feel like a bona fide millionaire whenever you have a wallet full of them.
Our beaches get some of the best sunsets in the world...
...and watching one at The Rockmount with a pint of Rocquettes is a true Guernsey experience.
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