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July 20th

I step through security effortlessly and without pain. An omen, I hope, of what is to come. Pearson International buzzes like a mosquito at dusk. Announcements and boarding calls ring from the P.A. 253 more words


Festival Watch: Autumn in the North East

I had a genuine moment of grief yesterday upon noticing how quickly it was getting dark, and that ultimately, autumn was stealthing its way in. Still, it used to frustrate me while living in Edinburgh how many people bemoaned the lack of festival activity after the Fringe. 1,004 more words

Andrew Latimer

Having never flown solo before, am harbouring a mixture of fear and excitement. This is only compounded by the recent atrocities surrounding Malaysian airways.

As the aircraft soars, I distract myself with a mesmerizing and cerebral mix from… 206 more words


Algerian plane back minutes after takeoff

Help Point  Airplane passengers airlines to return to the airport in Eastern Algeria, Constantine minutes after takeoff, the company said in a statement that the aircraft type a t r 500-72 was Saturday, a domestic flight between Constantine and Algiers airport returned after 10 minutes after taking off from the airport due to a technical problem. 110 more words