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paper 30 April 2013

ah, the ways of airports and their security measures are an impenetrable mystery. i am on my travels quite a bit again and therefore the joys of all that comes with said travels abound. for instance, while going through Dublin airport recently, the security man asked me, especially, to give up my boarding pass before i walked through the scanner. i was intrigued as this was a new one for me and when i asked why he said my hands needed to be empty…readers, it was a PIECE OF PAPER. on the other side, the only thing that hadn’t made it through with the bags that were x-rayed was…erm…the boarding pass. it was so flimsy and, well, MADE OF PAPER that the machine had dragged it out and so it had to be retrieved for me. le sigh…