I spent the morning tiptoeing round the corpses of rats in my apartment block's basement, trying to find my water meter - very unpleasant. The rest of the day should be slightly better: reviewing a paper on Hinduism for a colleague, then off to my local Beer Festival! Huzzah.
Meanwhile, my Canadian readers and those of you who've been to Canada might care to offer tips on Coping With Canadians: last night I had a farewell drink and curry with my young friend Jim, who's off to Toronto for a year. He was there for a year as a student, but now needs to find a job.