Alex has been here over the Bank Holiday so today Clare, Adrian, Alex and myself lunched at the Castle of Comfort pub, on the way to Cheddar. During this pleasant family outing we established that although Alex had sat through an hour of 'The Big Bang Machine' presented by Prof. Brian Cox this morning he didn't know that the programme was about the LHC, didn't know what the LHC had been designed for, and believed firmly that the objects being accelerated at the LHC were 'large hadrons'. Thank God we were not entertainly Prof. Cox to lunch!
Clare was looking a bit pale but otherwise in good spirits as she polished off her Lasagne with garlic bread. We skipped a post-meal walk in the woods in favour of retiring home for a rest, though.