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Katy Perry flies Edinburgh to Des Moines, Iowa with unintentional stowaway (Rousse)

I’d been ‘working at home’ from the National Library of Scotland when I received an offer to meet Katy Perry. I felt that I could spare the time to do so, so followed the instruction to travel to the meeting … Continue reading

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Princess Diana reunites with Prince Charles (Rousse)

Princess Diana returned from the dead to reunite with her former husband, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales. Prince Charles also informed me of the death of his steward, Andy Lamb.

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Transatlantic flight upgrade (Rousse)

This was going to be a fun flight. I’d already teased the party of three lads (two of whom who looked like twins) by ‘guessing’ correctly that they came from Carlisle. I was not, however, psychic. I had discovered this … Continue reading

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Imprisoned by the Taliban (Rousse)

The pilot instructed the air stewards to set the alarm, and explain its function to the passengers. My response to the news that we were under attack was to send a farewell text to my parents – just in case. … Continue reading

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A covert BA operation thwarted (Rousse)

TPR got the car stuck in a ditch as we were trying to follow the BA air steward and her child back to base.

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British Airways bribes staff in bid to avert strike action (Rousse)

I was a fully-qualified flight attendant, and an experienced member of the British Airways cabin crew. Admittedly my “experience” was limited to helping on one domestic UK flight soon after I completed my training. However, I still counted as a … Continue reading

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A transatlantic upgrade (Rousse)

I was dreading the journey: a transatlantic flight in economy. As soon as the fasten seat belt sign went out I made my move for the on-board lavatory, as did many of my fellow passengers. Rather than wait in a … Continue reading

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Commuting by ‘Fawlty Towers’ ocean liner (Belle)

The ocean liner departure hall was overcrowded and really confusing, yet still I refused to ask for help. I only wanted to travel as far as Hatfield, but I didn’t know if my ship would be departing from the north- … Continue reading

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Bupa Great Edinburgh Run 2011 organisers surprise athletes with goody bag contents (Rousse)

I was under the impression that I had just completed the full 10k of the 2011 Bupa Great Edinburgh Run. However, when I joined the others in the vast gymnasium where we had agreed to unpack our goody bags together … Continue reading

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First class to Washington with a ceilidh to organise at Buckingham Palace (Rousse)

I now understood why people had been complaining about airport security. I had managed to help a friend find his seat on a service to Germany even though I wasn’t carrying a boarding pass myself. TPR had also followed us … Continue reading

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