While it is absolutely pissing down with rain in good old Blighty, with overcast grey skies staring back down at us, the restrictions in place since last weeks terrorist scare have been slightly relaxed.
Which means the unappealing prospect of sitting in a cramped airplane will be somewhat alleviated by us being allowed to take hand luggage onto the plane with us. Yaaaaaay! Books and puzzlers and Nintendo's and MP3 players and head rests to name but a few will soon be unpacked from our main luggage and stuffed into a bag.
A bag that conforms to the strict size measurements of course...