please tell mom not to watch the news or read the paper
I assume you’ve heard about the thwarted terrorist plot to blow up planes out of London’s Heathrow.
I flipped on the news this morning and it was the first thing I saw. I listened, panic taking over as I thought about my trip there in 2 weeks. Damn. They’ll still fly there right? All of the flights are currently grounded, and I’ve heard you can’t take anything on board — what am I supposed to hold my wallet and passport in? Can I take a book to read? I was also hoping to take food because I can’t eat any of the airline food due to my stupid dyingness. What am I supposed to do? Starve? I know you can’t take water or any other liquid on board (including toothpaste!). Okay, I’m sure they’ll have water to give out, but I can’t even eat the stupid little crackers or cookies they give out.
Not to mention the fact that now I’m going to worry about my plane being blown to bits. I can’t express how happy I am that they managed to find out the plot before it could be put into action, and that the chances of it actually occurring two weeks later are slim to none.
I also can’t imagine the chaos at the airport — they showed footage this morning and it was insane!
I guess all I can do is hang in there and check with the airline to see what’s allowed and hope that they still want to fly me there in a couple of weeks. My heart has sunk a little at the idea that they won’t. They can’t do that right?