The only place I get any peace these days is on airplanes. No email, no mobile phones just a good-bad film a Gin and Tonic and a chance to clear email, write, read or sleep. For a brief period internet access was offered but thank God intelligent passengers did not use the service and peace was restored. Now however there is a new nightmare – mobile phones may be allowed. I am having nightmares …

… Hello, can you hear me? I am on a plane, yes A PLANE, I can see our house from up here and so on ad nauseam.

Please don’t let it happen, PLEASE.

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