Films seen on the flight to Japan

'Gran Torino' starring Clint Eastwood A retired Korean-war veteran leans to live with his neighbours – sort of!   'In the Loop' starring Peter Capaldi The big-screen version of the TV series. Political double-crossing from both sides of the pond. Fruity language throughout with a hilarious storyline highlighting the incompetence of politicians. 'Knowing' starring Nicolas…

Japan Holiday – Travel Day

John, our taxi-driver arrived at just after 9.30. We had a reasonably trouble-free journey down to Heathrow and about two-hours later, we were walking into Terminal 3. We've booked with Virgin and splashed-out on 'Premium Economy'. I'm not sure what that gives us over-and-above the economy passengers, but I guess it's greater leg-room and posher…