Posts Tagged: travel

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    Flight Safe Mode; The Sequel

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    This is mercifully brief follow up to my previous post on British Airways proscriptions on enabling flight safe mode on your mobile phone and hails jointly from the departments of “be careful what you ask for, it might come true” and “they didn’t really mean to say that … did they?” … On this morning’s… Read more »

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    Flight Safe Mode

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    As part of the security and safety announcement that gets made each time you get onto a plane these days, there’s invariably a bit which goes something like this … “all electrical equipment should be switched off during taxiing, take off and landing and all devices with a flight safe mode should have this enabled… Read more »

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    Mental Note to Self

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    I’d been told that the lesser spotted flight upgrade does happen. But despite travelling the Heathrow to San Francisco route on British Airways roughly once every three months for the best part of four years, despite knowing at least three members of the BA cabin crew who put me down on the upgrade list (but… Read more »

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    Shut Happens

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    A combination of oversleeping, train cancellation and the temporary loss of my Oyster Card, once I’m on a train naturally, does not make for an auspicious start to the week after the Bank Holiday. But then the final straw; no coffee at my local station. “Shut Happens”.   Posted via email from Gary’s Posterous