Michael Jackson

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A Day Aboard CCGS Tully with Ocean Networks Canada

SMUS Science department head Mike Jackson spent September 17 with an Ocean Networks Canada dive team on the CGCS Tully in the Saanich Inlet.

Last post from Italy and photo links

I have posted a few more photos to the Picasa site: https://picasaweb.google.com/mhjackson123/20110327Europemusic?authkey=Gv1sRgCJj2zveO-9ajOA# This is probably the last post while on the trip as we are off...

March 27 Rome

Part of the group set off early to fly back home while the rest of us had a bit of a sleep in before...

March 26 – Rome

We began the day by driving into Rome and making our way to the Vatican. We toured the amazing galleries and spent time admiring...

Rome – March 25

We had another early start and made our way to Mary Mount International School where we had two performances. Though short, they were lots...

Florence

We had a great day exploring Florence. After our usual early start we began by exploring the market of San Lorenzo. After an hour...

Venice – March 23

After an early start, we drove to Venice where we were able to travel the entire length of the Grand Canal  to St Mark's...

Verona

After a relaxed morning, we made our way to Heathrow for our flight to Italy. Flying over the Alps was spectacular. We arrived in...

Some more photos

A few photos form the 21st posted here: https://picasaweb.google.com/mhjackson123/20110321Europemusic?authkey=Gv1sRgCNbp0vrfv7ucEQ# Some more from abbey road and Stonehenge and Winchester here: https://picasaweb.google.com/mhjackson123/20110320Europemusic?authkey=Gv1sRgCMDw9fy50Me4KQ#

March 22nd

We had another busy day! Some toured London by bus, others went to the Imperial War Museum, and others went to the Science museum...

London

After finishing our session at Abbey Road, we made our way to the hotel in central London. After dropping our bags we went to...

Abbey Road Studios

The entire group is currently at Abbey Road Studios! Here we are in the hallowed halls of music history! The students have been recording...

Our location in Winchester

In the google map shot below, you can see where we have been based in Winchester. We are right beside the Cathedral and just...

First photos posted

I have managed to get the first batch of photos posted - from the journey and the first day in Winchester. You can find the...

Stonehenge and Salisbury

Our day at Stonehenge was more than we could have ever hoped for.  After telling everyone how cold it would be on the open...

A great day in Winchester

The group had a magnificent English Breakfast to start the day and then went for a short walking tour of historic Winchester - the...

Winchester arrival

We all arrived safely at the Wessex Hotel this afternoon. The flight was uneventful, though long! We are based very close to the magnificent...

Plans for the blog

I hope to be able to update the blog regularly while we are on tour - whenever we have Internet access. I will be...