Free of duty in a holy place in the Aegean

I forgot to bring my power adaptor for the local plugs, which meant I was without access to my laptop or phone for the first day. God’s way perhaps of saying I should slow down and simply take in the splendour.

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Mamma mia, Korea we go again…

I do not read British newspaper The Sun, but I did stop at BA’s Heathrow T5 lounge to admire the title’s unlikely marrying of events Korean and Swedish in one brilliant headline.

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The Whinging Pome: Tales from a life in travel retail

“The Whinging Pome Random Rules, Rule 22: Always engage with those sitting next to you on a flight, but very quickly make an assessment whether such an engagement is going to be worthwhile. If not, apply The Whinging Pome Random Rules, Rule 52: Cease all contact and employ diversionary tactics. If Rule No 52 fails,

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What will I do with the leftover wine?

Tonight I’m down the back of the plane (in a middle seat goddamn it) but one of the benefits of having squillions of points is that I have access to some decent lounges whichever part of the big steel bird I am flying.

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