On Saturday I moved into my new appartment; more on that later. On Sunday I went to visit my new Spanish friends for Paella and a lovely long afternoon of talking, lauging, playing cards and even some dancing…
Archive for July, 2006
When I go down to coffee with my French speeking colleagues, I try to follow their conversations. I’m not very good at it yet.Â
I share my new office with Cristina from Spain. Over various coffee breaks in the last week or so I have told her the stories of my teaching experiences in Kenya. Today I came in to find this stuck up on the wall behind my desk:
Here’s an idea for a Firefox plugin, in case I ever find myself with the time and inclination to write such a thing…
I’ve kinda forgotten to mention a couple of cool things I’ve done at the weekend since I got here:
Here I am in Rennes, Priscilla took this pic and emailed it to me from her mobile phone. I confess to still being a bit impressed by stuff like that.
I found one.
Here are some numbers…
That last weekend before I left, I went out dancing at Jitterbugs in London, there was a 21 piece Big Band — the Compaq Big Band — visiting and they played three fabulous sets. I just love the sound of a really big Big band. And it makes me go mad on the dancefloor.
Here are [...]
Chris asked for some google map references in his comment on yesterday’s entry.
Work is here; well actually just North of that white curvey building where the grassy patch is, in a block that wasn’t built when the aerial photo was taken.
And I’m staying here, just to the left of that marker. This morning I got [...]