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Chicago – where itineraries go to die!

August 28, 2014

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Just before I took my flight I skyped B last night. We ran through a check list of all the things I needed to bring and then he dropped a bombshell. “Don’t be surprised if you end up overnighting in Chicago,” he said flatly. “Sorry?” I said perplexed. “Put it like this,” he added thoughtfully. […]

Cargo Cruelty

May 22, 2011

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Security checks at most airports around the world remain stringent. We all known the drill: no aerosols; sharp objects; liquids more than 100ml and definitely no explosives. I once had my eye-lash curlers confiscated from my hand luggage before boarding a flight – security were clearly concerned I might give a potential hijacker a makeover. […]