David in New York, January 2011

Daivd spent the best part of a week in New York attending a workshop, held on the twelfth floor of Credit Suisse’s One Madison Avenue building (with a very pleasant view). A severe snow-storm chose to visit the city at the same time, meaning that the middle day of the workshop took place partly by telephone! The city coped surprisingly well, despite all the warnings of doom on the TV. Unfortunately for David, the trip back involved an unscheduled sojourn in London Heathrow airport and a delay of well over seven hours, because of a last-minute flight cancellation by Swiss. This didn’t help reduce the general level of sleep deprivation…