From the horror stories that are emerging of folk caught up in the Volcanic Ash flight chaos, we have been extremely lucky. We were only a week late getting home, we found reasonable hotel rates, got in some extra sight seeing and, when we got back to Glasgow Airport, NCP waived the extra parking charges.
And, I have some great colleagues who stood in for me. It's amazingly easy to con folks into helping out from a distance. If it wasn't for impending Higher exams, I might have been tempted to spin things out a bit longer! Folks managed fine without me.