Today I went to the post office to mail Carol's birthday gift. The clerk asked, "Which country? Panama? Paraguay?" I said, "Palau." He replied, "There is no such country." I answered, "Though it is small, it does exist." He insisted that there is no postal service to countries not listed on the computer. I totally didn't get why it was so because in my imagination, you just send the mail there. What's the problem?
Later I figured out a solution. I decided to mail the package back to Taiwan for Mom to send it to Palau from there for me. The clerk agreed that this is a great idea.
In the invincible UK, there is mail that can't reach the addressees. And the longest distance in the world is that when you have prepared the gift, you don't know how to send it to the friend whom it is meant for...