Hola from Barcelona

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I landed in Barcelona at around 10am local time, and, after checking in to my hotel, made my way towards Placa d'Espanya to find the conference hall. This magnificent building - an art gallery I think - is right next to the venue at which ESOF2008 is being held.

I'm sitting in one of the conference rooms right now, where the keynote speech for "The Human Mind and Behaviour" theme is about to begin. I'll report back on the session later...

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Much looking foward to reading your report. The weather looks fantastic!

Can U be serious? Chatty live-Science-Blogging? Sir, you are showing your age!

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