Returning from Canada

Ok, so I didn’t keep my promise to keep you up to date about my stay in Canada. Let me just recapitulate by saying that it was an entertaining week where I met several pleasant people, heard many interesting talks and for the first time didn’t speak to fast while giving a talk. What i … Continue reading

O Canada!

A view of the inner harbour of Victoria

My first trip outside Europe is to Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. Weather forecast had prepared me for a week of rain and moderate temperatures, but arriving here I found I had better packed a sweater less and included some sunscreen in my suitcase. Still a bit jet-lagged I went for a walk before breakfast … Continue reading