Thursday, March 13, 2008

Retreat

The first few days of the actual conference were up at a caffeine free mountain retreat. Simon snuck up the mountain with us, accoutering himself as a corpus linguist: The road up to the mountains was beautiful:
but the beauty was in part due to snow that made the road impassable to buses. We had to unload at Sundance and wait for vans.
The view from the conference centre was pretty nice too:
...Which makes it that much more remarkable that Simon, despite not being anything like a linguist, attended more talks at the conference than I did. Even though they wouldn't let him eat any actual food:

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