Monday 24 April 2017

Ian O'Doherty: Sorry, this is a tot-free zone

Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

I will never, ever, as long as I live, forget a flight myself and the missus endured. Frankly, if the pilot had come on and said we were about to crash I would have been surprisingly ambivalent about the whole thing.

The reason?

For seven hours across the Pacific, we had to listen to a child screaming its lungs out and jumping up and down. After three hours of this, I finally snapped and told her mother to take the kid into the toilet where its shrieking would at least be lessened -- and of course, the other passengers thought I was a monster.

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