Snakes on planes – monkeys in pants

Yes they made a movie about this – pretty bad one actually – but fantasy becomes reality on an Egypt Air flight recently.  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/04/egyptair-snake-on-plane-emergency-landing-passenger-bitten_n_2238602.html So you can imagine the reaction when there really is a snake on a flight.  Images abound when you google “snakes on a plane” – some of them from the film… Continue reading Snakes on planes – monkeys in pants

Getting on and getting off in the Human Zoo

We all moan about airport security, body scans, little baggies for our “fluids” and how much time this adds onto the whole commute but really – that is not the worst thing about flying.  There is something about getting on an aircraft that brings out those “Naked Ape” (1) instincts.  First of all there is the… Continue reading Getting on and getting off in the Human Zoo