Securing Iron Man

People who know me well, will not be surprised, but now it’s official. I am Iron Man. No shadow of a doubt. I have a gazillion security officers who are willing to testify: this guy’s made of iron. Pure steel. It becomes almost embarrassing. Each time I queue up happily @ airport security, I go …

Killing my childhood dreams…

Go places. See things. Discover the world. That would have been -in a nutshell- my motto when I was 15. Travel was associated with fun, excitement, adventure. Now, I do travel. O my god, do I travel. 🙂 Amazing to see how my young, hyper-excited perception on travel rapidly shifted towards queuing up at airports, …

To boldly go where I never was…

  Posting on this blog from all the corners (!) of this little blue planet is clearly the ultimate ambition of a seasoned road warrior. But I rest my case; I know when I’m outclassed 🙂 A lovely Iranian-born American astronaut, Anousheh Ansari, just posted happily her personal blog, http://www.anoushehansari.com from Space. Anoushed, a wealthy …

What does it take?

Witnessed a curious incident in the bar. Guest (agitatedly holding expensive mobile phone at his ear) bumps clumsy into coffee carrying waiter. Coffee escapes from cup and appears miraculously on guests tie. Waiter embarrassed, guest outrageously outraged. And then: “you stupid *****, do you know who I am?” My grand dad told me it takes …