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41 Problems Everybody In Cornwall Can Understand

SPOILER: mostly cow-related.

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1. The fact that phones basically don't work.

i haven't had decent signal for over 24hours #cornwallproblems

Jessie Klaiber@JessieKlaibs

i haven't had decent signal for over 24hours #cornwallproblems

11:49 PM - 10 Nov 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

2. And even if they work for a bit, this ends up happening.

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3. Same thing happens to radios.

One wicket to win the ashes, radio signal dropping out on my drive home. #cornwallproblems

Sam Blackledge@samblackledge

One wicket to win the ashes, radio signal dropping out on my drive home. #cornwallproblems

7:38 PM - 12 Aug 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

4. And broadband is basically a myth.

Slow internet stresses me O U T #cornwallproblems

Alyson Gale@aly_gale

Slow internet stresses me O U T #cornwallproblems

9:10 PM - 08 Apr 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

5. But when things don't work properly, people learn to make do.

Seen on a Cornish flat! @Cornish_Buddha @PeterArronsen @kernowspringer @jam_first @falmouthbay #onlyincornwall

Marina Pascoe@MarinaPascoe

Seen on a Cornish flat! @Cornish_Buddha @PeterArronsen @kernowspringer @jam_first @falmouthbay #onlyincornwall

9:34 PM - 18 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

6. There are very strict rules about what you can and can't do.

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7. Trying to find things in shops can be tricky.

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8. There might not even be any shops near you in the first place.

massively jealous of anyone close to a record store today. my nearest is at least an hour #cornwallproblems #recordstoreday

Jennie@jenniemasters

massively jealous of anyone close to a record store today. my nearest is at least an hour #cornwallproblems #recordstoreday

12:04 AM - 20 Apr 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

9. Unless it's a pasty shop. There are loads of those.

10. Your work experience might be a bit limited as a result.

How do I write a CV for doing genetics research when all I've done is work in an ice cream shop #medicine #CornwallProblems #FHSProblems

Freya Glover@Freglo94

How do I write a CV for doing genetics research when all I've done is work in an ice cream shop #medicine #CornwallProblems #FHSProblems

3:36 PM - 07 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

11. And when you do find a shop, there might be sheep in it.

Trying to Christmas shop when 2 sheep got in my way. In the shop. #cornwallproblems

jena goldsack@JenaGoldsack

Trying to Christmas shop when 2 sheep got in my way. In the shop. #cornwallproblems

4:51 PM - 14 Dec 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

12. But at least there's a friendly service culture.

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13. There's crime to be worried about.

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14. Danger lurks around every corner.

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15. You can't always get a good night's sleep.

This light house is so annoying when you're trying to sleep! #CornwallProblems #CanSomeonePleaseTurnItOf

Ben Critchley@11Critchley

This light house is so annoying when you're trying to sleep! #CornwallProblems #CanSomeonePleaseTurnItOf

12:02 AM - 19 Aug 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

16. And your leisure time is filled with anxiety.

I just want to go and dick about in the sea but im scared of annoying the people who can actually surf well. #cornwallproblems

Zoe Alker@ZoeAlker

I just want to go and dick about in the sea but im scared of annoying the people who can actually surf well. #cornwallproblems

4:49 PM - 08 Jul 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

17. There's the extreme pain when you spot someone doing pasties wrong.

Greggs... THIS... Is NOT a Pasty! #CornishProblems

Christopher Cock@CockBoy123

Greggs... THIS... Is NOT a Pasty! #CornishProblems

2:48 PM - 09 Oct 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

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18. The difficulty of trying not to laugh at some of the place names.

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19. Honestly, it can be really hard.

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20. But at least everyone has a sense of humour.

21. And there's the fact that romance isn't dead.

22. Tractors are also a major issue.

I keep thinking I can hear thunder but its just a tractor #cornwallproblems

eff u@QuitaLyne

I keep thinking I can hear thunder but its just a tractor #cornwallproblems

9:08 PM - 15 May 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

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23. This always happens.

why is it whenever you are in a rush to get somewhere you get stuck behind some fuck off tractor #onlyincornwall

paige@paigeturnerx

why is it whenever you are in a rush to get somewhere you get stuck behind some fuck off tractor #onlyincornwall

10:40 AM - 28 Aug 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

25. Seriously, tractors get everywhere.

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26. Also sometimes people park their... whatever this is in the middle of the road.

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27. You know this feeling.

As is the unwritten law. I am Cornwall, alone. Therefore it must rain. A lot.

Natalie Cooper@voiceovergirl

As is the unwritten law. I am Cornwall, alone. Therefore it must rain. A lot.

8:57 AM - 13 Sep 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

28. And this feeling.

Is it ever gunna stop raining?! #CornwallProblems

@AllWeKnowIsTom_

Is it ever gunna stop raining?! #CornwallProblems

8:23 AM - 31 Dec 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

29. This has happened to you so many times.

We were on the beach and it started raining so we went to a restaurant and now it's sunny. #CornwallProblems

Polly@pollyvdsz

We were on the beach and it started raining so we went to a restaurant and now it's sunny. #CornwallProblems

1:37 PM - 11 Aug 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

30. Basically this sums it up.

Cornwall's weather summed up pretty accurately.

Chegnuts.@LaLaurafication

Cornwall's weather summed up pretty accurately.

11:39 AM - 08 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

31. Sometimes pigs block the road.

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32. Swans can be a problem.

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33. Especially swans vandalising cars in the middle of the road.

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34. But the swans are nothing compared to the problem of... cows.

There is a cow in Asha's garden #cornwallproblems

Sadie Kleo@ShadyKleo

There is a cow in Asha's garden #cornwallproblems

8:23 PM - 24 Jun 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

35. Really, cows are the main problem in Cornwall.

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36. Cows get everywhere.

Hellish traffic this morning #cornishproblems

Jess Symons@_MissJRabbit

Hellish traffic this morning #cornishproblems

8:34 AM - 12 Aug 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

37. So many cows.

Thought I was going to be back in time for football... cows. #CornwallProblems

James Ferrie@JamesPFerrie

Thought I was going to be back in time for football... cows. #CornwallProblems

6:44 PM - 22 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

39. COWS FALL THROUGH PEOPLE'S CEILINGS.

FAO: Team Copy cc. @matthewgardner. 'We are not a-moo-sed.' #cornwallproblems

Amy Cate@_catflap

FAO: Team Copy cc. @matthewgardner. 'We are not a-moo-sed.' #cornwallproblems

8:30 AM - 17 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

40. ...but at least everyone understands your cow problems. You don't need to explain. They know.

41. Never change, Cornwall.

" Cows crossing the road , when the lights show in 250 yards " Cows only cross the road in cornwall :P

Chloe Sampson@LittleBabyBear1

" Cows crossing the road , when the lights show in 250 yards " Cows only cross the road in cornwall :P

8:28 PM - 23 Aug 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

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