A flying paradox


I have noticed two things while flying:

  • If I am typing or reading a newspaper, I will often see my neighbor gracelessly glancing at what I am doing. How irritating!
  • If my neighbor is typing or reading a newspaper, it is hard to avoid looking at what they are doing. Yet they do not seem to like it! How childish!
  • Share
    More from LorcanDempsey.net
    Celebrating Ohio

    Celebrating Ohio

    A temporary relocation makes me realize how much there is to like and to say about Ohio, where we have lived for the last 22 years. We moved to Ohio from the UK (and lived in Ireland before that). Here are some observations based on our travels around the State over the years.
    Lorcan 29 min read

    Hamster wheeling ....

    I have found the expression ‘hamster wheeling’ useful over the last few years. I tend to use it in the
    Lorcan 1 min read

    Elected ...

    I thought it would be nice to record that a couple of my colleagues had recently been elected to positions

    Lorcan Dempsey dot net

    Deep dives and quick takes: libraries, society, culture and technology

    Great! You’ve successfully signed up.

    Welcome back! You've successfully signed in.

    You've successfully subscribed to LorcanDempsey.net.

    Success! Check your email for magic link to sign-in.

    Success! Your billing info has been updated.

    Your billing was not updated.