Posts Tagged ‘mercenaries’

Flak to the future

In Dubai on December 23, 2010 at 8:55 pm

If you spend enough time with chihuahuas in Dubai Airport’s check-in area, you can find out what mercenaries leave behind

Tomorrow I fly (I hope – this is Plan B after my BA flights both from Dubai to Heathrow and from Heathrow to Edinburgh were cancelled because of snow. Emirates to Glasgow, my Christmas is in your hands. Plan C involves a sled and some reindeer). I fly at dawn, and since it’s Christmas Eve, I don’t doubt it will be busy at the airport. And the flight could be delayed. But this time I’ll be spending my time at the airport on the checked-in side of the baggage handlers. Last week I waited in the check-in area for about four hours. Read the rest of this entry »