PEOPLE used to shop for holiday gear, pack shoes that matched outfits, and take “vanity cases” along with suit cases, hand luggage and handbags on planes. Perhaps young women who are hoping to attract an exotic lumber, and can’t exist without straighteners and hairdryers, still do.
Himself and I are quite happily lumbered with each other so what we look like is immaterial. Our combined wardrobe could squash into a shoulder bag.
Baggage charge blues? Partly, but also because by the time we’ve packed mobile phones, Kindles, iPads, lap-tops and all the chargers we need to operate them we’ve neither the room nor the stamina to carry non-essentials like clothes!