And we’ve been had. I don’t know when and I don’t know where but it turns out that Modern Man has to serve ourselves.
But isn’t the whole point of serving that somebody else does it for you?
And that brings me to the other great con of our age, Do It Yourself.
You do it yourself, I want you to do it for me, that’s what I’m paying you for.
I have absolutely no interest either in spending my free time following a diagram only a nuclear scientist can work out.
To inevitably find that there is a piece missing and that we have to shoot across town for a replacement.
It starts when you book your holiday…. on the net which inevitably has its own challenges.
You’re at your screen and the family is bending your ear all around you, so there’s the danger that you might book the wrong time or pay too much.
And then when you get to the airport and you have to go to one of those baggage scanning machines.
I don’t know about you but I just end up asking for help (from a human).
I mean, I’m always happier when I see somebody else puts hands on my luggage and sends it on its merry way.
You get to the ticket scanner and you’ve got to remember which way to place your ticket.
I would have heart palpitations if I trusted in the barcode on my phone particularly as the memory on my phone would be down to 1%.
And there would be no plug sockets in the airport.
After all that you want to refuel and go to the shop where there is another scanner…
And you just end up asking an assistant who is too busy taking to her pal to help,
Now when it comes to service Americans do it better than anywhere… http://www.visitusa.ie.
Although it comes with a premium… and tipping. The Lord gives and the Lord takes away!
But while I’m in an American mood having got together with American Holidays last week http://www.americanholidays.com I’ll give you a few of my Stateside jaunts.
A charming reception at Kimpton Hotels in Dupont Circle http://kimptonwashington.guestreservations.com/27185/booking?gclid=CjwKCAiAqqTuBRBAEiwA7B66hXNBLV3iZn4bCp-HGxyKpRmWYVppUlmlZbkva-XdL-bGPk5rEZMtgRoCeIgQAvD_BwE and my review http://Easy DC.
Through the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World in Florida… https://www.fourseasons.com.
They even bring Mickey, Minnie and Goofy out to join you for breakfast although The Donald is harder to get hold of… https://jimmurtytraveltraveltravel.com/disney-why-i-love-the-donald/
Now I think of it, it’s the service and help that I’ve had while I’ve been away which have stayed with me long after I’ve returned.
And looking forward to returning to the Caribbean, this time Tobabo, how can I forget the hospitality at the Club Barbados Resort & Spa https://www.theclubbarbados.com?
With Tropical Sky http://www.tropicalsky.ie… and check out their deals there and across the world. Their discounts will knock your sandals off.