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    ‘Stuff’ I Hate

    ‘Stuff’ is what people do to encroach on your space, time, comfort, state of mind, or a combination of these things.  They may not mean to do it but, they do.  The explanation for this behaviour must be that it…

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    Seat 2D – Twice

    I have suspected for a long time what I am about to tell you. For a few years now I have had to travel from Jordan to Cyprus via Beirut when I was unable to get a 45-minute direct flight…

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    Shorties

    To Malaysia with Love

    I am posting this short missive as a contrast to three fairly long blogs I am posting in the next few days to let off some steam. Earlier this year, I had reason to travel to Malaysia and our company…

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    Assistful Assistant

    It started with a text message 4 hours before I was due to leave for the airport.  British Airways (BA) helpfully informed me my flight would be 1 hour 45 minutes late taking off and I should rearrange my airport…

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    Licence to Endorse

    There was a time when a man’s word was his bond.  Generally speaking you went about your everyday life claiming to be someone, who does certain things, you moved about unchallenged and transacted business with other honourable men and women…

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    Fridge Magnet Anonymous

    Years ago, my 15-year old daughter was invited by family friends to accompany them to the USA for a couple of weeks on their annual summer vacation at their holiday apartment in Florida. They explained that all we had to…

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    Glass Walls

    The main departure lounge of Vienna Airport is spread along a terminal with glass front overlooking airplanes parked along their various gates.  It is not possible to walk up to the glass front because it is separated from the lounge…

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    Wheels of Fortune

    I have a dilemma bordering on OCD. In comparison, Shakespeare’s “To be or not to be” is as simple as choosing coffee instead of tea. The dilemma I face every time I travel somewhere is multi layered: how much clothes…

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    Nancy’s Butt

    Walking towards the escalator leading to the business lounge at Beirut Airport an attractive young woman in jeans, low heel black shoes and a white silk blouse with shoulder length light brown hair is accompanied by a middle aged man…

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    Hot Towels, Cold Treatment

    The airline industry, God bless them and all those who sail with them!  They like extremes, don’t they?  The hot towels are scolding hot; the cold ones, if brought anywhere near your face, will give you a frost bite; the…

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