This is a place holder – it will be an index to descriptions and photos from some past holidays I’ve been on.
Category: Past Times
In 2020 the Covid-19 pandemic has kept me ashore for the season and, prompted by the discovery that it was now easier to scan old slides and photos, I decided to add some descriptions of past times for which I have photos (mainly travels and cruises) – for my own enjoyment!
MEDOC 1970 looked at Mediterranean bottom water formation and outflow into the Atlantic. I’ve reproduced my Diary from this, my first cruise, and added footnotes.
No sooner had I returned from the MEDOC cruise in March, 1970, than Prof. Charnock asked me to accompany him on the next RRS Discovery...
(place holder only) GATE was the GARP1 Atlantic Tropical Experiment and took place off the west coast of tropical Africa in summer 1974. It was...
My first visit to the USA was for a summer school at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington State. I was sponsored by a NATO air-sea interaction scholarship.
Having lived in France, Nicky had French friends who lived in Paris and had access to a chalet in the little village of Albiez-le-Vieux. When...
Attending the IUGG General Assembly in Canberra with a car trip to the Blue Mountains and a visit to Sydney
The 1980 American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting was held at the historic Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, California.
Collaboration with JPL in a workshop at the Huntington Sheraton Hotel in Pasadena to evaluate the first oceanographic satellite, Seasat. Then visiting friends at Claremont.
I had a meeting at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, and took the opportunity to visit Cannery Row.