Conferencing in Crete

By Rachel If you are presenting at a conference there are not many more appealing locations than Chania (or Hania) in Crete where we spent last week. The Qualitative & Quantitative Methods in Libraries (commonly known as QQML) celebrated its 10th anniversary by returning to the site of the first conference. And lucky me (and …

Crete!

On Monday the 21st of May we arrived in Crete. Crete! You know, King Minos, the minotaur and the Labyrinth. Crete was nothing like I expected. I'm not sure what exactly I was expecting, but I wasn't expecting a dry, desert-ey place. Anyways. I really like where we are staying cause it's in the old …

Ostia Antica

By Pippa On Friday the eleventh of May we went to Ostia Antica! It was really cool because some of the old buildings still had several storeys and you could walk up the stairs and look out over the city. That may not sound all that exciting, but you must remember these buildings are 2000 …

Farewell to friends

By Rachel It was with lots of sadness that we said goodbye to Penny and Jacob yesterday as they continued on their travels to England and relatives. We had a great month together - laughing, learning, and exploring. Together we learned, somewhat, about the flow of things in Roviano. When things are open, when they're …