Cycling · France · Travel

Roubaix Trip – Day 3-4: Watching Paris-Roubaix Live

The previous day, I had ridden over the 29 cobblestone roads of Paris-Roubaix in northern France. Today, it was the turn of the professionals. The plan was to go and watch the cyclists on the Carrefour de l’Abre, the fourth section of cobblestone roads from the finish line in Roubaix. But first, Jacqueline and I… Continue reading Roubaix Trip – Day 3-4: Watching Paris-Roubaix Live

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Snowdonia Trip – Day 3: Bounce Below

Storm Brian passed by sunrise, though the rain stayed around for much of the day. The wind was considerably reduced though. Jacqueline and I had breakfast in our hotel; there was a buffet breakfast for those who were staying there. We didn’t delay in getting things ready to head out, we had an exciting activity… Continue reading Snowdonia Trip – Day 3: Bounce Below

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Arrival · Christmas · Conferences · Cycling · Denmark · France · Mallorca · Music · Orientation · Parent's Visit · Politics · Reflections · Research · Scotland · Socialising · Sport · Teaching · Travel · Weekends

2016-17: Year in Review

The conclusion of the Orientation trip to the Lake District brings with it a moment for reflection and contemplation. For one, it is the culmination of months of work on a massive project which now leaves space to focus on new tasks. For another, it marks twelve months since I moved to Cambridge from Australia,… Continue reading 2016-17: Year in Review

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Denmark · Travel

Denmark Trip Day 7: Legoland Billund

My conference had now ended, so it was time for a bit of relaxing post-conference travel in Denmark. Jacqueline would be joining me for the remainder of the weekend. I had given her the option of either heading to Copenhagen or Billund, the latter being the home of Legoland, and she made no hesitation in… Continue reading Denmark Trip Day 7: Legoland Billund

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Conferences · Denmark · Travel

Denmark Trip Days 2-6: DAνCo Conference

Over the five weekdays during my time in Denmark, I was attending the Dark Matter, Neutrinos and their Connections (DAνCo) conference. It was being hosted at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense. The University was about a 25 minute walk from the AirBnB that I was staying at, so my morning routine consisted of… Continue reading Denmark Trip Days 2-6: DAνCo Conference

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