Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

‘NO PROBLEM’ OR ‘MY PLEASURE’

Having recently flown from South Africa to the UK, I have noticed a big difference in service between the two nations. In South Africa, the response to your thank you for service rendered is always, “My pleasure Sir” followed by an expectant pause waiting for a tip. In England, the response…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

DUELLING DUNNIES

Travelling the world continually presents one with many unusual experiences. One of the most unusual occurred recently in the toilet of a certain hotel. Most hotels build rooms back to back, so the plumbing is in the same wall for each of the two rooms. One day, when sitting on the loo,…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

FOG BOUND

I am sitting in a very congested lounge in Sydney airport with long delays on all flights due to a thick morning fog blanketing the city. As usual, there is an air of resignation being displayed by the majority of the throng, but there are also some individuals who remonstrate…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

TRAVEL COMPANIONS

My life takes me all over the world and I am on a plane almost every week of the year except for annual holidays. After a while, you learn some tricks of the trade to make travel a little less arduous: 1. Learn the layout of the various planes and…
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