Tag: Rant

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One more airport security rant…

…if I may. I fly pretty much monthly these days and, while the post-911 security mentalism has by and large subsided, one aspect of airport security still irks me: the inconsistencies. Even within the UK. On my flight up to Edinburgh from London Gatwick, I took all the usual precautions, removing shoes, belt, electronics from ...

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The misery of business travel

Warning: significant “white whine” follows… I travel a lot in my job. This, in itself, is not a problem. I like both my job and travel. The distances are rarely significant - last year was an exception, with jaunts to Poland, Spain and Switzerland. Usually, it’s within the UK or just as far as Ireland. ...