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Tragedy on the ice at Edinburgh airport (Rousse)

I was one of hundreds of anonymous passengers stranded at Edinburgh airport, many of whom were returning home from ski-ing holidays. For entertainment the airline put on an evening display of ‘danses populaires’. JG took my arm and led me … Continue reading

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Lost luggage in Chicago (Rousse)

I accidentally left my small suitcase on the plane when we were required to disembark en route to a connecting service in Chicago. It didn’t matter though because I was not due to arrive at my final destination for another … Continue reading

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Exclusive travel – with basking sharks (Rousse)

We travelled the coast by train. Over the course of the journey we came across ancient primitive artwork etched into rocks not far from the shore, and basking sharks playing in the shallow waters. Later TPR and I enjoyed a … Continue reading

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How to get upgraded (Rousse)

I decided to accompany MP through the airport on the trip home from the Caribbean. My temporary partner of choice was wearing suit trousers and a tie, and it was more likely that he would be upgraded than would scruffy … Continue reading

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Records management, referencing, and ripping off airline passengers (Rousse)

This “executive briefing” was little more than a run-through of basic records management principles. The sharp-suited speaker was full of confidence when he declared that everything that you ever needed to know could be summarised in 35 minutes. He was … Continue reading

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Danes are more beautiful than Brits – so says Finnair (Rousse)

I raced through Gatwick Airport, desperate to reach the Finnair flight to Oslo before the gate closed. DC was also at the airport, en route to Greece. Delighted to find company, he asked my advice on where to purchase a … Continue reading

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