I’m not sure how I found this complaint letter to Richard Branson, the owner of Virgin Airlines, but I’m sure glad I did. The food on the Mumbai to Heathrow run was not up to snuff, apparently, and judging by the pictorial evidence and narration, I’d have to agree. This reads like a combination of Don’t Eat It Ross! and a Chesleyan Letter of Annoyance. Here’s a quote to give you a taste of the note (sorry):
Look at this Richard. Just look at it: [see image 1, above].
I imagine the same questions are racing through your brilliant mind as were racing through mine on that fateful day. What is this? Why have I been given it? What have I done to deserve this? And, which one is the starter, which one is the desert?
You don’t get to a position like yours Richard with anything less than a generous sprinkling of observational power so I KNOW you will have spotted the tomato next to the two yellow shafts of sponge on the left. Yes, it’s next to the sponge shaft without the green paste. That’s got to be the clue hasn’t it. No sane person would serve a desert with a tomato would they. Well answer me this Richard, what sort of animal would serve a desert with peas in …
You can find the full letter here.