The Future Is Now
Another day, another week, another lifeless airport producing cheap coffee. I’ve often written about antics in airports in various countries but I never cease to be amazed at the amount of blog material I find in some airports. It’s almost as if I’m meant to blog about them
This one is a change from the norm in that it is bright and airy and gives you a sense of wide open spaces which is exactly what you need before you’re squeezed into a flying sardine can that is then strapped to the pilot’s back for twelve hours or so.
I know that I have some time to kill before boarding and I head towards the stand that sells nuts and chocolates, both of which are weaknesses of mine. The lady at the counter is sweet, kind and smiles at me as she weighs my nuts. (Which is not a turn of phrase I often get to use)
I saunter around, looking for a place where I can find a wi-fi spot and decide to open up my laptop to see if it can discover anything available. There is a row of chairs next to an unused gate beside some electrical sockets. There also are a series of booths for phones which almost seem quaint in these days of mobile telephony and internet connections. The booths are empty though as the phones are no longer there:
Or maybe they’ve just nailed the next-generation iPhone to the wall …
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~ by unexpectedtraveller on February 20, 2012.