The Responsibility of the Steward

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The Steward

I started 2020 on a plane. With my awareness of the negative effects of air travel on the environment, especially during our current Climate Crisis , it wasn’t the most sustainable way to enter the new decade. After a few days exploring in Europe, I was on my way back to London. The plane was picking up speed, and my mind was wandering with it. The flight stewards finished their clock-worked safety demonstration. I’ve  always been intrigued by these, and the trance that the stewards fall into with each one. They reached the end of the demonstration and as we head for the clouds with the ground peeling away below us, my mind drifted into what it’s like in the world of a steward.

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