Monthly Archives: December 2013

Its been a productive day in The Bunker. I woke at 06:30 and decided to crack on with the BIG TASK today, after taking Annie a “happy birthday” cuppa. On 10/11 January we hold our first 2-day meeting of 2014 … Continue reading

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After the sunshine of Barcelona yesterday, today I return to The Barrow Bunker for the first of many days of working “on” the business, before business travel begins again a week today. Over the months leading up to Christmas, I … Continue reading

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The Hale Grill story (continued)

So last night (Friday) we celebrate the end of my business travel for the year by walking into the village for some wine and tapas at La Vina (a regular haunt). Lovely chats about life, the universe and everything – … Continue reading

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Service with a smile?

Annie has the rather dubious annual pleasure of celebrating her birthday on 31st December. Never short of a party of course, but Auld Lang Syne can be frustrating when, in reality, its all about you! In recent years we have … Continue reading

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The stupidity of air travel

Back at the Aer Lingus check in desk but this time at Cork airport on the return leg. My ground attendant looks at my ticket and tells me again that baggage isn’t covered. I calmly explain that I experienced the … Continue reading

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Manchester Airport and customer service

A singularly bloody awful experience at Terminal 1 this afternoon. Winner of the “face like a slapped arse award 2013” – the indifferent lady at the Aer Lingus check in desk who told me that I didn’t have any hold … Continue reading

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