|Air traffic control in 1929.|
|Air pollution in 2014.|
Now it must be fifty per hour.
This is the East Kent sky. What you might believe to be cloud is pollution from aircraft. Those pretty silver vapour trails that aircraft inscribe in the blue do not go away -- they get broader and spread across the sky.
|Roman-built Richborough Castle|
under the polluted sky.
This would have been a clear sky and a sunny day for us in East Kent had it not been for the thousands of you above us intent on your holidays.
So next time you check in for your flight, spare a thought for those whose lives you are blighting.
By the way, I enjoyed my trip to New Zealand in February.