Knowing how much some readers like travel stories ...
Sitting on the tarmac at Heathrow, ten minutes after the doors closed and we’d been told that the plane had permission to push back, the captain’s voice came over the tannoy again ...
In case you’re wondering why there hasn’t been any action ... We’re boxed in by “the world's favourite”, and until he moves, we’re stuck.
Stuck in the Terminal 1 cul-de-sac, with Belfast’s Gate 2 right at the bottom.
Later on in the flight he referred back saying
Despite the palaver we had getting under way I’m pretty confident we’ll be landing in Belfast ten minutes early.
and sure enough we touched down fashionably early at a surprisingly misty early evening St George's Belfast City Airport.
(The photo's actually from Tuesday morning - sun rise, and not the sun setting!)