More thoughts on flying, and laptop bans

More thoughts on flying, and laptop bans

Just back from California, my first trip in a few weeks. Back into the swing of long haul flying.

I enjoy being on a plane, most of the time. It’s a nice space to think, to do some writing, and also to watch bad movies. Now that there’s entertainment on a plane, people have stopped trying to talk to their seat companions. This is a good thing. It’s ages since I had a conversation on a plane. I will be unfailingly polite and perhaps exchange a few comments, but I’m really careful that I don’t give the impression that I’m looking to make new friends. I’m very sociable, but a plane is not a good place to make new friends. You are stuck there for 11 hours or so, and there’s no escaping, so best not to start chatting or you could regret it.

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