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Saturday snippets: 21st January 2017

Jan 21st, 2017 | By
hoardings at Piccadilly Circus, London

Caravans, Piccadilly Circus, playing in a steel band from Tobago and Tunisian holiday interests are some of the items catching Adrian’s eye this week.

By bus to see the red kites – and some other sights!

May 3rd, 2014 | By

There I was, about 30 minutes into the bus journey and two red kites flew overhead. If I had been driving, I couldn’t have watched their graceful soaring on the thermal currents

Saturday snippets: 15th March 2014

Mar 15th, 2014 | By

My wife isn’t keen on me buying a nuclear bunker to turn into a museum or a hotel. I can’s understand why!

What’s an Airport For?

Jan 10th, 2010 | By

Last week The Sunday Times wrote a piece by Matt Rudd about how unfriendly airports are to children. It presupposes the question that airports are supposed to be friendly in the first place. Not just for children but for everyone.
Airports are there to enable you to catch a flight to somewhere so surely the prime aim is to get you through and out as soon as possible? If you are flying in then the same applies. It is get you off the plane and out into the real world. Then some bright spark decided to add duty free shops, then cafés, then restaurants, then shops, then lounges, then viewing areas and places where you can spend £20 on a ticket to win a car. All of a sudden they were bigger than villages. All they need is a Tesco or a Sainsbury and I can do my weekly shop there as well