The goings on at Gatwick Airport
Posted on 5:15pm Sunday 5th Sep 2010
I arrived at the airport from Central London and noticed security had been setped up as we went through to departures.
Prior to my own checking in and getting my boarding pass, a chap was ahead of us holding up checkin.
It transpired, the chap had a 42 inch flat screen television which he was attempting to checkin as cabin baggage. Well needless to say, a mini riot broke out when this chap got quite irritated. He got cross at the checkin clerk and then demanded to speak to her superior .
Meanwhile, we were all wanting to go to through security and departures.
The treat of snow, later this afternoon, is causing some panic amongst fellow passengers.
It is amazing how large suitcases are which people purchase and what they take in the case? One chap had a rice cooker in his suitcase. Another , had a Liverpool Football Club flag and he could take the flag only if he took the flag off the flagpole.
Some passengers are trying to send last minute cards for Christmas before they fly to Greece and Corfu.
Another passengers has her mobile telephone, which his almost a dead battery and are running the phones and their families nerves, on reserve power.
Another passenger is telling her teenage children they did not respect her because she had spent over £1000.00 taking here two children and herself on a holiday at Christmas time.
Parents are cross with their little children who wander off.
Men are being told by their female partner how little they help now they are on holiday. There is a blazing argument going on behind me, where they are threatening to divorce after Christmas and New Year. Their holiday is paid for and the husband is going , with or without the family!!!
Is it little wonder, my colleagues who specialise in Family Law are so busy after New Year .
A girl in the karioke room is singing on key and is a relief to hear , after all the prior performers sang flat. I wonder if a soundproof room could be fitted by the Airport to protect our ears in future?
All for now, my flight has been called.