The Baggage Retrieval System at Heathrow

As I get ready for some upcoming travel, this song keeps coming to mind. The song is “I’m So Worried,” by Monty Python, from their Contractual Obligation Album.

In case you were wondering, yes, I’ll be flying through Heathrow. And my checked bags don’t have a good track record at that airport. The last time they lost my bag? This May, when I was flying to the US to meet my new coworkers for the first time.

But I’ve learned from my past mistakes! This time, my goal is to avoid checked bags altogether and fit everything into one carry-on: