Eoghan Harris: A senator for four seasons with a fanatic heart to boot
STRANDED in Staffordshire, I take the train to Holyhead. And that's all the angst you are going to get about my travel problems. Hell is other people's tales of getting home.
This is particularly true of North Americans. Citizens of the United States and Canada can happily chat for hours about connecting flights. Travel, to them, is what football is to the British or instantly-forgotten airport friendships are to us.