• Like Tracie, I am also Velocity Platinum but seriously wonder why I should bother from now on.  Jayne Hrdlicka's 'revelations' about VA 2.0 are almost entirely corporate spin and waffle.  Dismal.  Amazingly, the Virgin Lounge's future in Canberra is "under review".  Seriously?...

  • Good new about SQ. Now how about those direct flights Canberra - Changi? But for COVID-19 I would have done a UK trip from here last month.

  • Does the international 100ml liquid limit apply to AU domestic flights too?

  • Virgin's domestic business class and certainly its international business class have been superb. I hope whatever emerges will provide serious competition to Qantas. I was a Qantas Club member for 20+ years and still feel great affection for it, but I am glad that VA grew to become a serious co...

  • Tesla Model X P100D

    Feb 16, 2019, 05:00 PM

    Don’t underestimate Tesla and their ability to fend off Jaguar and others. Have you not noticed their huge battery plant in Nevada and their seriousness in the market? PS - the plural of Tesla does not have an apostrophe!

  • Layover in LA

    Aug 04, 2019, 09:29 PM

    I mostly agree with the above suggestions - especially Getty Center which is wonderful. The Huntingdon Library near Pasadena is great too. Don't let anyone tell you there's no culture in LA!You can also drive a few miles to the California Science Center and see Endeavour, the last space shuttle ...

  • In Silicon Valley, I watched the AFL grand final 2012 at the Brittania Arms in Cupertino!