On Sunday, I should have been flying back from a conference in Portugal. Instead, I spent the day with an American friend trapped in London. We helped a German family find their way to Waterloo for a trip to the channel ports.

People were marvelling at the plane-free skies, and discussing the long-term implications of the crisis.
And what were the Sunday newspapers reporting? [Friday’s news](http://www.innovationsinnewspapers.com/index.php/2010/04/18/the-sunday-madness-british-sunday-newspapers-from-another-world/).
When the journalistic radar is so detached from the mainstream experience, it’s no wonder that we’re going through a rough patch as a profession…