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Planned Maintenance 20 November 2008

Notice   This blog will be undergoing planned maintenance on themorning (UKtime) of  Thursday 20, November 2008.During that time you will be able to read this blog, but will not be able topost any comments. We expect full functionality to be restored in the afternoonof 20 November.   Thanks for your patience.  

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A traveller’s tale

Simon Robinson writes I’ve never been to Denver’s Stapleton Airport and it’s probable that I never will get there, but I came across this example of the effects of travel and stress on very important people. During the final days at Denver’s Stapleton airport, a crowded United flight was cancelled. A single agent was rebooking […]

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I thought I was going to get the rubber glove

It was one of those moments of irrational guilt (writes Simon Robinson). I hadn’t done anything wrong, but a man with an impressive moustache, and wearing a uniform, asked if I could follow him through a door marked private. If I’d been at one of East Berlin’s more broad minded clubs in the evening after […]

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Ah Lunch!

Ah Lunch!Just what the discerning blogger likes to sit down to at lunchtime. Prima!I bought this very nice meal here.View Larger Map

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