"At Twickenham, I discovered why the train was so long and so empty. The platform was jammed solid with men and boys in warm clothes (…) obviously a rugby crowd from the Twickenham grounds. They boarded with patience and without pushing, and said sorry when they bumped or inadvertently impinged on someone’s space. I admired this instinctive consideration for others, and was struck by what a regular thing is in Britain and how little it is noticed".
Notes from a Small Island de Brill Bryson
Confesso que me agradou andar no metro sem empurrões e de estar em contacto com pessoas educadas e com sentido cívico. Nesse ponto, confirmo que tenho a mesma opinião que este escritor.
Mas tenho ideia que a experiência do Sr. Bryson seria diferente, caso a multidão que invadiu o comboio viesse de um jogo de futebol...