‘You’re all dead anyway…’

It is important to have people like Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary around who can say the unsayable Apart from in bad turbulence, when I would still much rather be somewhere else, I am OK with flying these days. But I used to have a problem with it and would have various rituals that helped me cope, such as keeping my feet flat on the floor, pointing straight ahead. For those who can’t relate to aerophobia (yes, it has a name) it is to do with ceding control of your life to someone else (the pilot). Read more [...]