That was one hell of a thing.

And that, as they say, was the trip. I’m presently parked in the BA lounge at JFK, having been dragged from my 9:00 flight to the 18:00 one.  They offered me $800 by way of compensation for my trouble, and by smiling at the lady I managed to wangle a …

Take me back on down to Dixie…

I got interrupted from my top ten this morning by an airport cab driver who had the gall to arrive early, and my laptop’s currently checked into a baggage hold somewhere so I can’t finish it… So I’m sitting waiting now for my flight to Jackson, Mississippi to board. This’ll …

Hooray for holidays

I’m sitting in Aaron & Tanya’s kitchen, writing a blog post while we wait for the satellite TV guy to get his arse back down from the roof so we can jump in the car and go in to check , you’ll all be relieved to know.out what’s goin’ down …

And look, ANOTHER Christmas Market!!

It’s worth mentioning that I’ve been making various attempts to write this post for months now.  You know those tasks that lurk on your To Do list but never seem to be toppled from it?  Well, that.  It’s now as much about me getting closure on the storytelling experience as …

Misery tubes

There’s something intrinsically depressing about British trains, I think. From the second you step on them you’re predestined for a gladiatorial territory dispute for a seat (frustration level adjusted based on whether you’ve paid for one in advance or not), and if/once your temporary empire is established, there’s always the …

Oh look, a Christmas market!

Having just arrived back from my holiday, it seems only fair that I now write about my previous holiday.  After all, without this sort of carry on how am I ever to make it appear as if I do nothing other than ambling about the place having fun, eh? Just …