Tag Archives: flying

Flight Or F(r)ight

I flew for the first time in 30 months. Only from London to Belfast, one of those flights where you’ve just gone through the stomach tumult of sprinting down the runway and asking yourself why you didn’t go to the … Continue reading

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Thoughts On An Aircraft

It was the 72nd anniversary of the NHS the other day, and there have been various signifiers. One was a fly past by an ancient plane with the initials of our favourite institution pained on the bottom. Which took me … Continue reading

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a few more words..

Another poem, also following my flying experiences… I don’t want you to think I don’t enjoy flying.. Flight (2)   Somehow the sense of entrapment Is increased by the narrowness: The seats For size zero models, With asylum constraints, Legroom … Continue reading

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