Part of my job involves occasional trips out of the office, to work at conferencey type things for a couple of days.
Last Wednesday I flew to Berlin. El cheapo Easyjet from Bristol - so two hours of getting mildly annoyed by small children running up and down the plane.
Thursday morning I get told that a volcano has erupted in Iceland, and flights were probably going to be grounded all day.... My return flight was Saturday at 9pm.
So there followed two days of obsessive refreshing of BBC news and easyjet's status webpages.
By Saturday morning my flight had officially been cancelled. 'Luckily'... continue reading »