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Entries Tagged as 'Gatwick'

Runway Three

January 16th, 2006 · Comments Off on Runway Three · Life

I found this story in today’s G2 more than a bit depressing. Living in another airport town it is of some relevance to me as well. I’ll be honest, I had never heard of the village of Sipson. I just assumed the growth of Brentford, Slough and Uxbridge had resulted in urban sprawl around most […]

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Meteor showers

August 13th, 2005 · Comments Off on Meteor showers · Life

We are supposed to be having these perseid meteor showers tonight, and the predictions are that it will be a particularly good one. I have been out for a look but didn’t see a lot. In about 15 minutes I saw 3 shoting stars. Its supposed to be at its peak between 2 and 5 […]

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A day in the sun

June 13th, 2005 · Comments Off on A day in the sun · Life

We all went down to Eastbourne today for the Sussex Youth Games, or to give the full title ‘The BAA Gatwick Sussex Youth Games”. Credit where credit is due, when they are not making plans to build new runways on the edge of the town, BAA Gatwick are quite good neighbours. Apart from the youth […]

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Airbus A380 (Again)

April 28th, 2005 · Comments Off on Airbus A380 (Again) · Technology

Another thing about the Airbus A380 is that it could be a very significant plane locally, depending on how the air travel industry turns out. If long-haul flights from Gatwick change to larger capacity planes like the A380 we could see the increase in passenger numbers at Gatwick, helping to bolster the local economy, without […]

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February 18th, 2005 · Comments Off on Amsterdam · Life

This week we are childless. Frankie has gone on a week’s ski trip with his school, and the two youngest have gone to stay with grandparents for half-term, so we decided to take a little break and went over to Amsterdam for a couple of days. After the experience of booking through eBookers I was […]

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