rant Archive

June 19, 2014

Keep calm and carry-on

My recent trip compels me to remind all fellow travellers that these simple steps will make my trip much easier and more enjoyable. My trip. Security: Upon reaching security, try to be ready. Yes, please have your liquids in a bag  and ready to put in a tray. Burying them in your purse and/or backpack […]

November 16, 2009


Back from London, and not without a little pang of “of only we had another week, or year”. Great time, great city. Except that everyone sneezes into their hands. I did shudder when I witnessed it, and gave the sneezer a wide berth, not wanting to become the sneezee. Friends have suggested that the media […]

October 31, 2009

End of October, more hospital rant

Not sure anyone’s reading this, so it won’t matter that I say that I’m dressing up like a honeybee tonight. Hallowe’en, and the first costume party I’ve attended for a very long time. I tried on the costume (I wore it in ’06 for a breast cancer fund raiser, and I was damned if I […]