Peck's personal Web site
2006-2007 spent waiting around for winter
may not find this tangibly rewarding unless you're included here, so this is a
good time for casual and random browsers to turn back before they get too caught
up in the sweep and majesty of the proceedings and can't let go. Click
on pictures to proceed.
2006: a visit to L'Etivaz to see Pierre & Laurie-Carroll
2006: a visit to Ollon to see Lisa's new house
quiet autumn 2006, saving up what remains of our energy for a full schedule once
the snow comes
visit to Kristin's old hangouts in Rome, Italy, in November 2006, to see all the
major sites and sights in a slender week at a dead run.
excellent weekend at the Lac de Tanay, with hiking and magret de canard, late
plunge into the Grottes de Chenuz, to please Dr Pirri, 3 December 2006
pitifully little snow so far, a brisk march out to the Crêt de la Neuve,
10 December 2006
with all the Doctors Durham in Ollon
Year's Day 2007
Sala, 21 January 2007
Cinque Terre and Sestri Levante, northern Italy
long last, the snow arrives in Switzerland: our first good walk in a snowstorm,
25 February 2007
annual walk up the Pointe de Poêle Chaude, this time with an Additional
Participant, 11 March 2007
through the forest of Grande Rolat, throughout the spring of 2007
has gone off from the Harvard-Smithsonian Submillimetre Array on Mauna Kea, Hawaii,
and moved to Santiago, Chile, god bless her, to work on the installation of the
Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) at 5,000m in the Andes, being built by the
European Southern Observatory, an intergovernmental European organization for
astronomical research. (The photo is an artist's conception of how it will look
April hiking around Mont Sâla in the Swiss Jura, April 2007
hunting, hill walking, and general tourism in Northern Ireland and northern Ireland,
future, always iffy
something really awful should happen (like Cheney suddenly deciding that Switzerland might make an easier target than Iran), we
should have more poignant moments to post here soon, with Mercedes finishing up
her PhD in linguistics at Fribourg in early June, Marlowe coming for a visit in
late June and early July, Kristin coming over for most of July and some long weekends
at rustic retreats in the Alps already booked, and very likely some extended vacation
time with Kristin in September.
and suggestions are welcome if positive, resented if negative, .
All rights reserved, all wrongs avenged. Posted 13 May 2007, updated 26 June 2012.