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bio website gregcons.com/kateblog
location Ontario, Canada
age 53
visits member for 3 years, 6 months
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Consultant, developer, mentor, author, speaker. C++ and .NET, Windows 7, Sharepoint, whatever else I like.

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Sep
28
answered Connecting through Toronto on separate tickets
Sep
27
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
27
reviewed Approve When walking on the road, is it safer to walk in the same or opposite direction as the traffic?
Sep
27
answered When walking on the road, is it safer to walk in the same or opposite direction as the traffic?
Sep
27
comment How can I see the Berlin Wall?
I have some pictures of the "row of stones" in this blog entry from 2009 (20th anniversary of the fall): gregcons.com/KateBlog/AufWiedersehenBerlin.aspx
Sep
24
comment Unexpected hospitalization in the EU without EHIC, am I covered?
Where do you live? Did you tell the hospital where you live when you were there? Did you show them any of your paperwork related to travel insurance?
Sep
24
revised Unexpected hospitalization in the EU without EHIC, am I covered?
better title and tags
Sep
17
comment Why does an airline include “seamen” in its list of special requests?
makes sense, something like travel.stackexchange.com/q/7102/46
Sep
13
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
13
awarded  Good Answer
Sep
8
answered Arrivals forms or customs agents may ask if you packed your own bags. Must I pack them myself or is it OK to answer in the negative to this question?
Sep
7
comment Adaptors that work in the various electricity outlets in Europe
just bring a normal-for-your-possesions power bar (I have many that would fit in a shirt pocket) and plug the power bar into the adapter
Sep
7
comment Adaptors that work in the various electricity outlets in Europe
I actually don't think this is a dupe. The other question is "people have all kinds of plugs on their stuff" and this one is "my stuff goes to countries with all kinds of outlets in the wall"
Sep
5
comment Are there subcategories of seats even within economy class?
related (prices for diff fare categories) travel.stackexchange.com/questions/2952/…
Sep
4
comment Airport security compatible container for small amounts of alcoholic spirits (drinks)?
I disagree. I have never once had anyone even consider checking whether what is in my (less than 100 m) bottle is factory-original or not. I use bottles like that for shampoo and no-one opens, smells, or investigates - ever.
Sep
4
answered Airport security compatible container for small amounts of alcoholic spirits (drinks)?
Sep
4
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
2
answered Is 2h 5m enough time for a layover in Toronto for a SCL-YYZ-LHR flight?
Sep
1
reviewed Approve northern-territory tag wiki excerpt
Aug
31
revised What is the period of validity for a Power of Attorney letter for a child travelling with a parent?
edited body