Since arriving in Basel my blogging activity has been close to none, giving the impression that nothing of interest is happening here. And indeed, winter might not be the most eventful time of the year in Basel. But nevertheless, I have been keeping myself rather busy — just not been writing much about it. Lots of science, quite some beer, a littlebit of opera — and a concert with Ennio Morricone!But instead of writing about things in retrospect, I will try to shape up my future blogging. Stay tuned!