Maybe I'm alone in this, but I wondered about other people's experiences of pilots informing passengers about turbulence during flights.
In my experience, passengers are lucky to get a rushed and muffled comment before take off about the weather en route. Then if the plane hits turbulence and the seatbelt sign comes on - nothing.... I know its difficult to predict, but if people are anything like me, its some comfort during turbulence to know: A. That the pilot can feel it too, and isn't oblivious to the (albeit illogical) anxiety some passengers might be feeling. B. Any idea from the pilot as to what is causing it (a front, jet stream etc.) and any guess as to how long it will last - I'm sure I'm not alone when I say that part of my fear comes from worrying that when you hit turbulence, thats only the start of it and the rest of the flight will consist of hours of turbulence increasing in severity and I'm stuck on a plane with a pilot who's so experienced that he (or she) barely notices it!