OK – we are all on hold. Isolated in our homes, working remotely, home schooling the kids – going a bit stir crazy. What is your typical trip to the grocery store like right now? Do you follow the arrows? Or perhaps you get mixed up and when you go back to get balsamic vinegar… Continue reading Now what?
I wonder how often a flight attendant has wanted to scream – “Come on people – Shut up and listen. I am not doing this for fun!” I challenge you – look around you on your next flight and see how many people are actually listening to the safety briefing. I have seen people sleeping,… Continue reading Shut up and listen
Maybe some of you out there can recite the air safety briefing with your eyes closed. In fact if you travel a lot you probably do close your eyes when you hear it. It’s funny because you can usually tell the newish travellers on a flight. Those are the ones who are paying attention, reading… Continue reading Chairs in the upright position
How do cruise ship workers keep a straight face when asked these sort of questions – -How does the captain know where to go? -When the captain is sleeping, who is steering the ship? -How many fjords to the dollar? -I am married, but can I still come to the singles party? -Do I put… Continue reading Keeping a straight face…
We have had commercial flights for 100 years now with the first paying passenger on a flight on 1st January 1914. KLM is the oldest airline starting back in 1919. In its first year of operations it carried 345 … in a whole year! That’s as much as one plane carries today. And don’t we know… Continue reading What would we do without the airlines?
Those people who have to work over Christmas. While we are lying on the couch watching Seinfeld and digesting turkey there are a whole host of people who have to work over Christmas – either for financial reasons or because they are in essential services. Here’s to them! Thanks to the doctors, the nurses, the… Continue reading Here’s to the working folk….