In a recent Italian Facebook post, an eminent blues guitar player’s new album was described as ‘grintoso’ – gritty. Unfortunately this was translated into English as ‘grumpy’!
I remarked to Lesley ‘how pleasant it is listening to Miles Davis making risotto.’
I bet you never realised that he liked cooking…..
So tomorrow morning we’re heading off to Italy. Having battled out way through all the Covid stuff I’m exhausted -it needs to be done I accept and applaud that but when I hear friends saying that nothing was actually checked I’m concerned. But….,
the thing that really shocked me was that if we didn’t do the online check-in with a specific Irish airline then it would cost us £55 to do it when we arrived! Why? Check-in is a normal part of the process of flying – BUT now it costs us!! FFS
Saint-Exupery gets ‘the missing inks’ treatment this edition!