Posts Tagged: Best Cinematic Destination

The thrill of the cockpit on islands tour.

I first flew in an aeroplane the summer after I turned ten. And I did it with bells on, as an unaccompanied minor between Aberdeen and Birmingham on my way to spend the summer with my grandfather. It was a day of firsts; the second first came during the flight stopover at Edinburgh airport when… Read more »

Sixth Year Holidays. Rite of passage? Or disaster?

Sixth Year holidays. I’ve already had a stern word with myself about the subject matter of this week’s column, not because it doesn’t merit being discussed, but because I am in danger of coming across either as supremely po-faced, or mightily hypocritical, or both. Mindful of my own experiences on a Club 18-30 holiday in… Read more »