Salle Des Sculptures

I meant to write a blog post yesterday but I managed to spend the public holiday reasonably well, with some more woodworking in the morning (solo, now, as I can’t risk my dad getting infected), and a quick outing nearby in the late afternoon to continue on my chapels project. So, I suppose, not very different from how I would normally spend a public holiday; … Continue reading Salle Des Sculptures


So the phrase “social distancing” has entered our collective vocabulary, as a measure to slow the spread of COVID-19. That, and “mandatory quarantine”, which is an imposed version of the same. And while I’d rather find myself at a crag, climbing, I suppose I can make the most of this sorry situation by catching up on things that usually keep getting postponed. Like editing photos. … Continue reading Hieroglyphs

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Grenoble

Over the last couple weeks I had the pleasure of visiting Grenoble again, for work. It was a longer than usual visit, combining a workshop on cultural and natural heritage (more about this in another post, soon I hope) and a research visit with our partners at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility. This visit being in winter, we originally hoped to drive up to Chamonix … Continue reading Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Grenoble