Very English

I realised after the whole car-through-the-fence situation had sorted itself out, that possibly the most amusing aspect of the whole thing was my reaction to events. First I ascertained that everything was safe, then I called the emergency services, then I checked that the driver was OK, and then I went and got him a cup of tea. I mean how spectacularly English is that? “Guy’s just crashed into our house: Oh, I know, a nice cup of tea will make him feel better….”