The sclerochronologists and the BRITICE people gathered at his place for a nice day. We just sat around chatting, had lunch, and went for a stroll in the sun. Not a long or fast one; we had two toddlers with us.
Walking James goodbye
It was a beautiful day
When we got back James showed us where he would live; he had found a delightful house to rent. Later we had dinner, and after that we played some games. It was all very low-key and pleasant. But very soon there will be a big gaping hole in the School of Ocean Sciences! We were all very aware of it. There were tears. But I do think James will be very happy there. Thanks James, for three lovely years! I hope we'll meet again.