To Edinburgh and Back

So here I am at the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh waiting for a taxi to the airport. It was just a flying visit from Dublin to do a PhD Examination (for which I had to get up at 5am to catch the plane).

The viva lasted about three and a half hours but went very well and the candidate has only some minor corrections to make. I did, however, miss lunch so now I’m going to have to find something decent to eat in the airport. I may also have a drink!

The gate for my flight back to Dublin is 1K, which is pretty cold.

Update: somewhat to my surprise I got back to Dublin in time to catch the last hopper bus back to Maynooth. Which was nice.

3 Responses to “To Edinburgh and Back”

  1. “The visa lasted about three and a half hours”

    Foretaste of Brexit? šŸ˜€

  2. I’ll bet the candidate is very glad.

  3. I’ve never been to Edinburgh, but I’ve always imagined it looking just exactly like that. šŸ™‚

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