Wednesday, August 3, 2011


An English guy is moving into Heathrow Airport to hang out with people for a month and write a collection of short stories. I think this sounds like a great idea. The details of airports and flying have changed so much since I was a kid, people used to smoke on the plane and your Mom used to be able to come put you into your seat and say goodbye, and flight attendants wore hats and gloves and were friendly, but the idea of a traveler has been the same forever, always containing an element of fear, excitement and longing.

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