Category Archives: Plane Travel

Newfoundland – The End of a Great Visit

It was our last day in Newfoundland and a very long day it was going to be.  The WestJet flight back to London was not until 11.35 at night but we’d be in Gatwick by 8 the next morning with only … Continue reading

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Flying from Minneapolis to Newfoundland

 After a bit more than two weeks of great family time at our son’s new home in Minneapolis, the wanderlust called.  We travelled in two stages from Minneapolis St Paul’s (MSP) Airport to St John’s, the capital of Newfoundland & … Continue reading

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Give Me a Map Any Day

The reason for the title of this post will become apparent in the second half of this post but in the meantime let’s start at the beginning. A few days ago we flew to America to celebrate a rather special … Continue reading

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From Despondency to Delight

It’s happened to all of us.  You arrive at the airport, say goodbye to the transfer taxi driver, go through terminal entry security screening and then realise, for no specific reason, that all is not well. Flying midweek out of … Continue reading

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On Trial at Heathrow

I spent a recent Saturday on trial at Heathrow.  You may, or may not, be relieved to hear that this was not in a courthouse with bewigged legal eagles.  No, it was in the brand new, not yet open to … Continue reading

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Globally Yours – and Ours!!

Are you sitting comfortably?  I am.  Are you being pampered?  I am.  Are you sitting in the economy cabin of a Turkish Airlines flight from London Heathrow to Istanbul Ataturk? It’s a very comfortable place to be, especially when the … Continue reading

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A Journey with Batman AND Superman

After the most glorious autumn, with only two days of rain in two months and virtually wall-to-wall blue sky, it was time to leave paradise on the Med – Kalkan, Turkey – and return to cold, wet and windy Britain.  … Continue reading

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