Lang, 52, Airsickness Bag Collector
people are happy when they don’t have to touch them. But Gerhard Lang
from Lauda near Würzburg is delighted about every airsickness bag he
gets his fingers on.
more than 3000 bags he is one of the keenest collectors of airsickness
bags in the world. Together with Thorsten Hecht, whom he met during an
e-bay auction he created a system to categorise airsickness bags
according to material, form and type of closing (www.baghecht.de).
However, Lange strictly denies any doggedness. “When I tell people what
I do for a hobby, I get a shake of the head first, then a smile.” He
likes that, just like the many funny sayings printed on the bags.
favourite: “War doch nur ein kleines Luftloch.” *
himself, but that goes without saying, doesn’t mind air pockets at all.
The same goes for most of his acquaintances who bring him back a few
airsickness bags after every flight.
was nothing but a little air pocket.