Sunday, July 6, 2014
Everyone cool with that ?
Hot and heavy. But not so hot and heavy that Sophie wants to stop playing with her starfish. Bob dozes.
'The font' starts the third year Quantum Mechanics course. This is taught by young and enthusiastic Californian professors in t-shirts and fleeces. An altogether more 'hip' crowd than the polyester suited astrobiologists . The Quantum Mechanicists speak very quickly. Every so often, when describing a complicated neutron-electron interaction, they pause and ask, '' Everyone cool with that ? " . The wonder of live streaming.
The lane through the village busy with pilgrims. A Taiwanese couple stop to tell us it's the 800th anniversary of St.Francis walking this route to Compostela. Once, in Assisi, three Polish friars spotted Wilf and Digby outside the basilica . 'Nizinny ?'- one asked . It ended up with two of the friars walking the PON brothers through the cloisters while a third showed us the saints undershirt and sandals in the monastery. A kind gesture which was slightly wasted on two northern iconoclasts. Here in France our path and that of the Saint once again cross . Polish Lowland coincidences.
And here as an antidote to the heat, a sound of Scotland