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In which I reflect on spa etiquette

I’m in Canada at the moment, having just left Montreal for Quebec City. Our hotel in Montreal really was wonderful – the fact that we had three different hotel rooms and needed to move room once at 10pm notwithstanding, the stay was relaxing and fun. The hotel had its own spa, consisting of a nice ...

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A most excellent weekend in Edinburgh

After what was, even by my standards, a monumentally shitty week, this weekend in Edinburgh was glorious. It was definitely helped by the weather, but also by finally feeling like I’m flushing more of the vile epilepsy meds out of my system. My mood has improved and I’m slightly less physically tired. Still mentally sluggish (no ...

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Visiting Ireland?

Then you'll need this handy guide, courtesy of the Irish News from Northern Ireland. It serves as a brief guide to modern Ireland, North and South. My favourite quotes: Ireland is an island to the west of Britain, but Northern Ireland is just off the mainland – not the Irish mainland, the British mainland. (Look, ...

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Not a good week to run an Airline…

A bizarre week for British aviation. While Heathrow's new Terminal 5 goes into meltdown, Flybe are accused of virtually raping the environment by purposely running flights to avoid a fine from Norwich Airport. Firstly Heathrow. Despite the fact that T5 has been planned for decades and British Airways (still "The World's Favourite Airline"?...) have been ...

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