Partner of a Pilot
The Candid Diary of an Airline Pilot’s Girlfriend

Archive for April 2010

Hopes and Fears

April 21, 2010

My pilot is in the skies somewhere overhead as I type this. He has been away almost 11 days.  He was only supposed to be gone for 6.  He is on his way home from Asia on what should only have been an 8 or 9 hour flight.  He sent me a text 10 hours […]

Dust-to-dust, Ashes-to-volcanic ashes… Lonely times continue.

April 19, 2010

Life still sucks.  Bf is still stuck in Asia because of this volcanic dust cloud that’s decided to linger in European airspace; and by all accounts is having a ball of a time, which is irritating the hell out of me.   Yesterday, he had to go in his uniform to a hotel where some […]

Volcanic Ash has robbed me of my pilot

April 16, 2010

I have really struggled this week… After we got back from France (for my father’s funeral). Bf had no time out with me at all. He got in, chucked his bags down, packed his suitcase for Asia, and I took him to the airport for his 6 day long-haul trip.  Coming home and being alone […]

Good Friday will forever be the day that I lost my Dad

April 5, 2010

My Biological Dad, who was in hospital a couple of weeks ago seems to be recovering well and despite one brief hiccup where he ended up back in hospital, he is on the mend. Thank God. So, this Easter bank holiday weekend, I decided to come out to France to see my parents with a […]