3 Aug 2012

Good Bad Grand Ragaz

IF the unwritten sign was wrought reality, it would state: ‘Overweight passengers may cause delays’. Our aircraft crouches on City Airport’s tarmac, a breeze tickling the strip’s slightly long grass. Finally, motivated by the whiff of compensation, three modest-sized volunteers decant to a later flight, allowing boarding. If your correspondent had been allowed, the £202 that BA offers could easily have bought him too. But the big perpetrator, billowing in a bivouac-like garment, remains, oblivious to her troublesome enormity! Perhaps she, rather than our relatively svelte press pack, should be checking in to the Grand Resort Bad Ragaz? There, weight loss through calorie-controlled, but flavoursome food (‘cuisine équilibrée’) is the speciality…
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