Chinese Garden of Friendship

Going back to Sydney for this week’s throwback photo. This time, though, it’s from a visit to the Chinese Garden of Friendship with one of my cousins. After a walk about the quay and lunch there, we headed towards Chinatown and stopped to visit these gardens on the way. As these gardens often are, it’s a beautiful and serene space, with the walkways designed in … Continue reading Chinese Garden of Friendship

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