Category: Grumbles

Now I don’t like to complain … 0

Now I don’t like to complain …

There I was, standing on the station, waiting for the inevitably delayed train and this rather unsavoury man sneezed. That’s it, he sneezed. Now, when I say he was unsavoury, he was perfectly well...

The French Annex 0

The French Annex

Today is the 1st December and the Dartford Crossing has fallen into the hands of the French. Now, please don’t misunderstand me, I LIKE the French! But I feel we are becoming more part...

Holidays 1

Holidays

Off on holiday today. A short trip around the far east. Starting today we fly to Qatar and then tomorrow down to Bangkok. From there we’ll do a tour of the far east. Now...

Warmest Halloween on Record 0

Warmest Halloween on Record

Watching the rather inept weather forecast this morning we learn that today, 31st October, is likely to be the warmest Halloween on record. Why should we care? Last spring was the wettest spring on...

Passports 0

Passports

Now don’t go expecting this many updates usually. I’m just getting things going today. So, here’s another thing … passports. As a regular traveller through ports and airports, I simply cannot see what the...