Nov 132015
Weekly Roundup, Friday 13 November 2015

Good morning Aaagh – a Black Friday today – supposedly an unlucky day for travel!  Be careful out there. Not so unlucky was the last week of our official 2015 Fundraising drive, which saw us break through the 300 count of total supporters, including 17 more super supporters – Steve M, Jim J, […]

Oct 302015
Weekly Roundup, Friday 30 October 2015

Good morning Happy birthday this week not only to myself, but also to the Statue of Liberty, which was dedicated on 28 October 1886.  And, for a second trivial pursuit gem, did you know the full name of the statue is “Liberty Enlightening the World”. Halloween just around the corner.  May you be […]

Oct 232015
Weekly Roundup, Friday 23 October 2015

Good morning Our annual fund raising continues apace, and we now have 199 kind people who have chosen to help, including several who have sent in two contributions.  Many thanks to one and all, and in particular, to the latest Travel Insider Super Supporters – we had another 14 people send in three […]

Oct 162015
Weekly Roundup, Friday 16 October 2015

Good morning Most importantly this morning, something I can do for you.  If you didn’t see it yesterday, please note the attached article below about the astounding business class airfare sale being held yesterday and today by British Airways. Even better news – other airlines are matching the sale, too.  So if BA […]

Oct 092015
Weekly Roundup, Friday 9 October 2015

Good morning You know, we travelers are among the most imposed upon groups in the world, ‘voluntarily’ spending way too much of our money on things we neither want nor need, and for which we receive no value. I’m not talking so much about the insulting fees imposed on us by airlines, nor […]

Oct 022015
Weekly Roundup, Friday 2 October 2015

Good morning October again, already.  And to celebrate the start of my birthday month, which is also the start of our 15th year of continual service, and my (ugh!) looming 60th birthday due to occur near the end of October there’s a lot of special stuff for you this morning.  What first? Would […]

Sep 242015
Weekly Roundup, Friday 25 September 2015

Good morning Today sees Apple’s latest iPhone 6s models hitting the stores, and, predictably, some people started lining up outside the stores a couple of days ago.  One has to wonder – is Apple quietly paying some of these people to do such a thing?  Or are they just so bereft of a […]

Sep 102015
Weekly Roundup, Friday 11 September 2015

Good morning Expectations were high at the Apple product launch event in San Francisco on Wednesday morning.  Well, while many articles are opening with that lede, the truth is that expectations are almost always high whenever Apple holds a product launch. The added frisson today was that Apple staged the event at a […]

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