Is it ever acceptable to drink in the morning?

We’re off on holiday, hurrah! Wakened by the alarm at 4:30am we’ve made our way to the airport, braved Easyjet’s automated check-in, passed through security unscathed, grabbed breakfast in the departure lounge and walked the miles to the gate. As we take our seats on the plane it’s obvious we have a stag party withContinue reading “Is it ever acceptable to drink in the morning?”

Flying – much more than just getting on a plane… Part 1- The Departure Lounge

I love airports, even though most of my travel is work related and therefore hardly glamorous. Once you’ve fought your way past the bag drop desks (if you’re using them) and the security scans you step, as if through the wardrobe into Narnia, into a different world – the world of the Departure Lounge. IfContinue reading “Flying – much more than just getting on a plane… Part 1- The Departure Lounge”

Self Driving Cars and the M25? Good luck with that…

I recently bought a new car, and one of the many toys it came with was Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC). Technical bit that you can skip if you know what this is: ACC is like ordinary Cruise Control but with a cunning extra feature; a radar is built into the front grille of the car,Continue reading “Self Driving Cars and the M25? Good luck with that…”

Introducing myself

Hi, I’m Patrick, a part-time IT consultant and Vicar’s husband. My interests include Aviation and Vintage Cars, but I’m also a keen social observer, interested in politics and (according to my wife) an extraordinarily impatient driver! The purpose of the blog is for me to share my observations on all sorts of things. I don’tContinue reading “Introducing myself”

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