Pet Hates!

March 21, 2013 at 4:01 pm Leave a comment

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A  recent yomp through Terminal 3 of Heathrow airport has reminded me of a few things which really irritate me quite a lot:

1. People who stop as soon as they get off an escalator. Now, I appreciate they may be lost and unsure of where they are going. They need to get their bearings. But, are they really totally so unaware of the carnage they leave behind them as people who are behind them on the escalator have nowhere to go and find themselves tumbling back down the escalator onto the people below them?

2. People who do not walk on moving walkways. There is a clue in the name! These things are meant to move us speedily and efficiently around airports, shortening the ridiculously long distances between gates. But, the concept fails to work if a) the moving walkway is broken (as it so often is at Manchester) or b) it is blocked by the fat Korean couple who have brought enough luggage with them to circumnavigate the Globe, twice. Get out of the bloody way!

3. People who walk while texting. Why should I get diverted by my purposeful progress in a straight line, which is always the shortest route between who points, because you are walking aimlessly and oblivious to what is going on around you?

4. People who insist on walking down the aisle of a plane while boarding with their luggage slung over their shoulder. Why are they unaware that they are clouting every fellow passenger who has boarded before them and who is sitting in an aisle seat as they flounce past?!

5. Old people. There should be a law banning them from clogging supermarket aisles at a weekend. They have all the time in the world so why do they need to get in my way when I am trying to buy the ingredients for my Sunday lunch.

I am a grumpy old man today!

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