|Lidl lids mean a lot ... What they don't have, we have lots of, so thanks to Lidl for these little lids.|
|Concert very grand ... the wonderful piano at the Chopin airport where ironically more Beethoven was heard during my pause there. - Thanks to Vassia Atanassova of Spiritia and Commons:WikiProject Aviation/recent uploads|
Quite a lot of a chapter of my follow-on story was edited on the journey - on a nearly brand-new Boeing 737/400 that actually offered power points for computers at each seat. Excellent!
A quite long wait at Warsaw seemed just about no time at all thanks to a Boston concert grand in the waiting area. An assortment of young players - passengers with time to pass - entertained a crowd of us.
Best was certainly a Chinese lad of 10 or 11, a Lang Lang in the making perhaps.
Of the considerable number of favourite piano numbers, the one heard the most often in that waiting area was easily Beethoven's, Für Elise, and often played really professionally. Presumably the popular choice wasn't intentionally ironic for an airport dedicated to that brilliant composer Chopin.
It was good to be back in my favourite supermarket, Lidl's, today. I was glad to be reunited with a convenience we take for granted over here - yoghurt pots with plastic tops.
The simple plastic lids don't come with yoghurt and cottage cheese and the like over there. No wonder London is such an attraction for people from Poland. Well, so it occurred to me during fruitless searches over there for a way to keep these products fresh in the fridge.
The turbo-prop aircraft, by the by, was a Bombardier DHC 8-400, an eccentric shaped lady of the air, but as I say, no slouch.
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