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  • December 2009

    Snow has been falling, Patricia and I both have colds/flu and the big climate conference is teetering on the brink of collapse as I write. We attended some of the side events and demos (photo of Desmond Tutu and Yvo de Boer on stage in the Rådhusplads) and it’s been quite a carnival atmosphere, but…

  • Summer Holidays in Scotland July 2009

  • Cochin, Kerala, February 2009

    Photos taken during a short trip to Cochin, where I was invited to give a talk at the annual meeting of the Marine Biological Association of India. After the meeting we hired a houseboat and spent three days on the backwaters around Allepey. Very friendly people, wonderful food and some beautiful places and things to…

  • Selection Xmas 2008

    Here’s a selection of photos taken in Islington, Gower and Edinburgh over Xmas 2008. Please send any others which you would like to have included.

  • Rounding up 2008

    The year seems to be ending on an upswing, or maybe that’s the effect of several very enjoyable parties at work and at home. As well as singing and drinking too much tequila at the ICES party, there was a wonderful dinner for over 100 colleagues in the main banquetting hall at Charlottenlund Castle and…

  • First photos of Emma, plus updates

    Emma Juliet was born on 5 October and made up for being a few days later than expected by arriving within minutes of Alice going to the hospital. She has lots of dark hair and is good at eating and sleeping.Sam will be two on 9 November and is running around, expanding his vocabulary and…

  • Patricia’s news for Christmas 2007

    My life has continued on a more level keel than Keith’s. I’m still working for the Danish Red Cross Asylum Department’s project department and still trying to convince the Danes that using portfolios to record evidence of competence is a splendid learning tool. I divide my time between a job-finding course for immigrants and helping…

  • A roller coaster year

    2007 seems to have been a year of extremes, surprises, shocks and changes. I asked my employer (ICES) to give me some advance warning in June of whether my contract would be renewed at the end of 2007. The funding for the next two years was as secure as it ever has been and I…

  • Last days at the Culture House

    Here are some photos made into a video showing the final day at the Red Cross Culture House and the closing event. You can also get a copy with better resolution

  • Birthday week at Brodie Castle

    The family gathered at the end of May to celebrate my 60th birthday in great style at Brodie Castle.You can see the photos in bigger format by clicking the bottom right corner (on the Picasa symbol) and then clicking the album name.