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Yesterday, 2:37 pm
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Views: 3,222
Posted By T8191

The downside of that, especially with the lottery...

The downside of that, especially with the lottery aspect, is that it creates tens of thousands of losers. ;)
Yesterday, 8:22 am
Replies: 160
Views: 16,621
Posted By T8191

Delighted to hear more positive news! ...

Delighted to hear more positive news!

Slightly puzzled as to why an item ďlost and foundĒ in T5 should be transferred to Lost Property in T3. Does the T3 office have a dedicated Bear Handling...
Feb 14, 19, 2:22 pm
Replies: 160
Views: 16,621
Posted By T8191

Damn ... the suspense continues!! Sounding a bit...

Damn ... the suspense continues!! Sounding a bit more promising, though.
Feb 14, 19, 10:27 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,504
Posted By T8191

Probably a nicer interior fit when operated by...

Probably a nicer interior fit when operated by The Queen’s Flight, subsequently No. 32 (The Royal) Squadron, RAF. ;)

Edit ... In fact I now recall travelling in one, on a duty trip with my Air...
Feb 13, 19, 12:44 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 24,207
Posted By T8191

YoYo Cars ... First Report

See Post #80.

We had our first booking with them yesterday, LGW-LHR T3. A nice VW Touran People Carrier with a charming and safe driver, for £70*. Return also booked at same price, and...
Feb 13, 19, 12:26 pm
Replies: 532
Views: 69,238
Posted By T8191

Well, we elders were greeted yesterday! :) ...

Well, we elders were greeted yesterday! :)

First time for ages, it seems. LHR-PHX, on the UD in J, and the CSM came upstairs to do it! The difference between CW ex-LHR and ex-LGW was tangible...
Feb 11, 19, 11:59 am
Replies: 49
Views: 5,093
Posted By T8191

If you had experienced some of the ‘facilities’ I...

If you had experienced some of the ‘facilities’ I encounted during my Military career, you wouldn’t say that!! The hessian-screened outdoor ‘deep-drop’ at RAF Stanley was perhaps the least...
Feb 11, 19, 11:50 am
Replies: 142
Views: 17,816
Posted By T8191

Perhaps 74 years of exposure to International...

Perhaps 74 years of exposure to International Bacteria, bith East and West, makes me less sensitive. But I still dislike dirt!
Feb 11, 19, 9:56 am
Replies: 265
Views: 44,522
Posted By T8191

That probably explains why I'm not bothered any...

That probably explains why I'm not bothered any more! :D

I don't even use the PJs ... I travel in fairly comfy clothes and just kick my shoes off and flake out. Being ex-Mil, I suppose "ready...
Feb 11, 19, 8:30 am
Replies: 49
Views: 5,093
Posted By T8191

Oh dear, oh dear ... oh dear! That is GROSS. ...

Oh dear, oh dear ... oh dear! That is GROSS.

I appreciate they may not have a travelling bathroom-fitter to resolve it, but the curtain was surely the obviously solution or anyone with 2...
Feb 11, 19, 5:35 am
Replies: 759
Views: 75,914
Posted By T8191

Thanks (not) for reminding me I have to watch...

Thanks (not) for reminding me I have to watch this again tomorrow. :(
Feb 11, 19, 4:51 am
Replies: 142
Views: 17,816
Posted By T8191

The leg on the tray-table is seriously unhelpful....

The leg on the tray-table is seriously unhelpful. They are not designed to carry that weight ... no wonder they wobble or don't deploy flat. Git!! :mad:

...
Feb 11, 19, 4:27 am
Replies: 38
Views: 1,711
Posted By T8191

An hour or so ago I was unable to display Future...

An hour or so ago I was unable to display Future Flights or perform OLCI.

The bug seems to have cleared now, and OLCI performed without difficulty.

Just one of those BA Days?
Feb 10, 19, 12:27 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 25,250
Posted By T8191

Sorry, are you suggesting that BA is perfect, and...

Sorry, are you suggesting that BA is perfect, and matches the expectations presented by its advertising? Iíve only travelled about 0.25 million miles on BA ... you have a different view, obviously....
Feb 10, 19, 12:00 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 11,517
Posted By T8191

@ HMPS & AnaTravel ... we are not needy...

@ HMPS & AnaTravel ... we are not needy snowflakes, just mature adults with minimal requirements. White wine chilled, vaguely edible food, a flat-bed seat and the same number of landings and...
Feb 10, 19, 6:23 am
Replies: 160
Views: 16,621
Posted By T8191

Sadly my old charity outfit seems to have closed...

Sadly my old charity outfit seems to have closed the website. There were many Bears’ travels there.
Feb 10, 19, 4:26 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,580
Posted By T8191

Motor City ... for your LHR-LGW connection, have...

Motor City ... for your LHR-LGW connection, have a look at this thread from the Dashboard. ...
Feb 9, 19, 2:24 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 11,517
Posted By T8191

OMG ... itís OUR fault? Thank <Deity> we just...

OMG ... itís OUR fault? Thank <Deity> we just tuck ourselves quietly in our seats and never, ever, press the Call button, :)
Forum: Trip Reports
Feb 9, 19, 12:50 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,666
Posted By T8191

You’re welcome! Obviously a couple of Elders...

You’re welcome! Obviously a couple of Elders aren’t going to be looking for the same as you young ones. Best go to PM, as you suggest ... too much potential detail to do here in public. But, we...
Forum: Africa
Feb 9, 19, 12:43 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By T8191

:) My commercials are in my Trip Reports!, :) ...

:) My commercials are in my Trip Reports!, :)

But I do accept it’s a minefield for a first-timer down there. So much choice ... and of course we don’t really know about the potential user...
Feb 9, 19, 12:28 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,580
Posted By T8191

Can’t help with LGA or ny NYC airport ... we...

Can’t help with LGA or ny NYC airport ... we invariably avoid that area!

But, again, congratulations on choosing Malta ... about which I may be able to help. Where are you staying, may I ask?
Feb 9, 19, 12:02 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 11,517
Posted By T8191

Indeed! Society has changed, air travel has...

Indeed! Society has changed, air travel has changed, the economy has changed. And, dare I say, the whole work ethos has changed for many people out there.
Feb 9, 19, 11:55 am
Replies: 69
Views: 25,250
Posted By T8191

Akoz ... nearly all our holidays are l/h, in J,...

Akoz ... nearly all our holidays are l/h, in J, with the inevitable s/h connection from JER. Comparing TP earning between the two, s/h TP per kmile wins hands down!!

Frayed_Yak ... a valid point....
Feb 9, 19, 11:41 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,580
Posted By T8191

We’ve used the Hilton a few times. Standard...

We’ve used the Hilton a few times. Standard anodyne Hilton room, most of which will work.

Leave Arrivals, head out to landside (500 yards with walkway), cross the street, go down one floor from...
Forum: Africa
Feb 9, 19, 11:29 am
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By T8191

The Wine Tram runs past the end of the garden of...

The Wine Tram runs past the end of the garden of our regular F’hoek hotel. It seems popular, but we’ve never been seriously tempted. Happy to drink the end product, though!

Seriously, I have a...
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