Up and back to Birmingham today for a workshop. It meant getting up at 5, but this is my last early start of the year, so that made it ok.
I’m in Paris for a couple of days at a meeting on OER in Unesco. Staying in a (tiny!) AirBnB, nice view though
Spent some of today in an informal session with people in VCU organised by Tom Woodward. Also went to the civil war museum
Thank goodness British politics isn’t as divisive & poisonous as this eh?
To most Americans fire escapes are just practical features of a building. To foreign visitors they are props in every cop series or film you’ve seen.
I am in Richmond, Virginia for the OpenEd conference. Had a walk around today, it’s a strangely empty city, like a banking sector on a Sunday. But it’s a nice place with canals & historic buildings
Went to this church today, primarily to see the Caravaggios (this isn’t them). You couldn’t enter the chapel where the paintings were and the light was poor, so while the setting was lovely, sometimes I’d like to be able to see such works up close.
This is a view through a keyhole. It’s supposed to be St Peters but the iPhone didn’t capture it. It’s through the gardens of the [url=http://www.reidsitaly.com/destinations/lazio/rome/sights/knights_malta.html]Knights of Malta.[/url] It probably features in a goddawful Dan Brown novel
A good day of meetings (in a villa inhabited by nuns – the project partners are based on the work of Don Bosco) I took a walk across the Tiber tonight
I’m in Rome this week for a meeting of the bizMOOC project. I arrived this afternoon and took a walk up the hill by the hotel (one of Rome’s 7 I guess) where there were splendid views over the city