Tag Archives: Fear of flying

The Greatest Emergency Landings In History

This week many of us have been amazed and horrified in equal measure by the sight of a British Airways Boeing 777 which made an aborted take-off following a catasphrophic engine failure.  Thanks to the incredible reactions of the flight … Continue reading

Posted in history, Life, WW1, WW2 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Jerónimos Monastery in Lisbon

It had been a long old winter with two potentially serious health scares that thankfully were gradually eliminated over repeated visits to doctors, hospitals and specialists.  With good news ringing in my ears and strong encouragement from some friends I vowed to … Continue reading

Posted in history, Religion and Faith, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments