I have lost track of the many, many miles I have clocked in the air and at various airports around the world. Some airports, Singapore Changi Airport for instance, are like five-star hotels,... read more
My first impressions of India are also nearly my last.
I have arrived in Mumbai on a sultry January evening, after an eight-hour flight from wintry Zurich. En route, I daydreamed of temple processions,... read more
I recently spent two months as a guest of the English Department at the University of Calgary. I was on a sabbatical, completing work on my doctorate.
Getting to Canada involved an almost twenty-hour... read more
Take a good look at this picture. Wide-body aircraft cabin, spacious seating, smiling flight attendants and so on. Remember this picture the next time you climb aboard. I doubt that it's the picture... read more