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Airport drinking culture is on the rise, manifested by even The Times publishing an article titled ‘The art of airport drinking’. It appears it has become one of those great British values, such as the making the right colour tea, or mastering the ‘y’
I thought of two good reasons why a cheeky little G&T isn’t such a bad thing whilst waiting for your early flight at Gatwick. Firstly, if you are a nervous flyer, then treating yourself to a tipple or two can ease your mood, especially in the current climate of terrorism and plane hijacks. I know the odds are very slim, but these nerves are natural. Or, if you’re going on a stag or hen do, chances are you’re going to be wearing dreadful Hawaiian shirts or pink feathery banners. If you need a pint (or four) to get through this, I’m not sure anyone will object. In fact, I’m fairly sure Spoons were put in airports for this exact reason.
However, I feel as though this is very different
The fact of the matter is this: drinking at the airport should not evolve into a necessity or habit. There is a real
I suppose my conclusion is that none of us need to rely on getting drunk to enjoy a flight. Rather, it comes down to the purpose of the trip and the people we are with.