So you have boarded the plane, tucked your bag under the seat in front and are sitting, waiting patiently for the plane to fill. As you are sitting in the middle seat (why do they use that configuration of 3 – 3?) you are obviously a bit concerned about who will end up in that… Continue reading The empty seat
Are there things that just drive you right round the bend? We all have our little bugbears. (Mmmm – thinks to self – why do I use that name and what does it mean.) Check in with good old google and I learn a bit more about this fascinating language – Definition of bugbear 1… Continue reading Pushing my buttons
Airlines are now offering flights with the middle seat unoccupied so as to try and maintain some kind of social distancing. It isn’t really far enough apart to constitute the 6 feet needed but better than nothing. In fact for those of us who have flown in crowded planes squashed in the middle seat it… Continue reading Could this be the end of the middle seat?
COMFIER IN THE MIDDLE SEAT? You know I have had my gripes in the past about the middle seat – as I am a “middle seat” person by default. (Seems I always get that darn seat!) So imagine my surprise and delight when I learned that a newer and better middle seat design is… Continue reading COMFIER IN THE MIDDLE SEAT?
Yes I know air travel can test the patience of a saint but really – the incidents of air rage are on the rise according to an article in Travellers United – read for yourself – Air rage is on the rise So what is the answer – is the problem the alcohol that is… Continue reading Don’t get your knickers in a knot
It just seems to get worse and worse. Everyone knows the middle seat sucks. More often than not you get stuck next to a stranger – sometimes stuck in the middle of two strangers. Even worse. Especially arm hogging big strangers. Do I have to repeat the arm rest rule – Window seats get the… Continue reading Middle Seat Woes
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