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Month: September 2007

Two years in Norwich

Two years in Norwich

I’ve been living in Norwich for exactly two years today! It seems like yesterday I arrived here, not knowing what to expect but excited to start a new life in the UK… Of course I am still Dutch “to the klokhuis” as Paul puts it (he once tried to say “to the core” in Dutch but didn’t realize that “klokhuis” is just the core of an apple, not of anything else!), but I did take over some English habits: toast…

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh

Hello! Here are the rest of the photos of my week in Edinburgh! On Tuesday morning I skipped some talks and went into Edinburgh with Stephen. Edinburgh is such an impressive city! There was an exhibition about Andy Warhol, and they changed the pillars of the buildings in his soup cans, fun! In the other photo you can see the castle high on the hill. This is the castle as seen from the park, and the park as seen from…

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Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn!

Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn!

Hello! I’m at the Heriot Watt University just outside Edinburgh, at the Royal Meteorological Society Conference. There was the student conference during the weekend, and the main conference started today. It’s very busy but good fun! I’ve given a talk yesterday and am presenting a poster tomorrow. Lots of nice people here, I even met a Dutch guy today so I got to practice my Dutch, it’s been a long time!! Anyway, I should really go to bed but I…

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