Appetite for distraction

Appetite for distraction
Seat recliners are the worst kind of person and deserve every knee to the back

Only a certain kind of person reclines their seat on a long-haul flight - and then sits hunched forward for seven hours. Then there’s the rest of us, who are not animals

You can distil the human race down into two distinct cohorts. Those who recline their seat on the aeroplane and those who do not. I’m in the second group. The best group. The group that will ultimately inherit the Earth due to inherent soundness, empathy and fundamental understanding of the importance of personal space.

I’m writing this from New York. It takes about seven hours to fly here from Dublin, give or take a...

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