Category Archives: Travel

Off the map

Here’s a reasonable quality recording of a colloquium I gave in Valencia last month. It’s aimed at fellow particle physicists rather than the general public, but I know some of you fit that description, and some of it might be … Continue reading

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Mosquitos and Toblerones

A couple of years ago I went to see Lucy Kirkwood’s play Mosquitos at the National Theatre. It starred Olivia Coleman and Olivia Williams, who were both brilliant, and was set largely in and around CERN. There was a lot … Continue reading

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Going through GVA

In Geneva airport they’ve had a “Swiss/EU/UK” line at passport control for a long time, even before our act of self harm in 2016. Yesterday evening I noticed the UK flag had been taped over.

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Mile End Road

I spent most of the past two days in the “Arts 2” building of Queen Mary University of London, on Mile End Road. According to Wikipedia, Mile End was one of the earliest suburbs of London, recorded in 1288 as … Continue reading

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