It was a stressful week last week, but happily I was able to escape into some books. Reviews below.
…but don’t stay there longer than a day, it’s surprisingly unpleasant.
A couple of weeks ago I went to Italy for DFRWS, a digital forensics conference. The conference itself and the work surrounding it lasted 4-5 days, but I tagged on a couple of extra days either side.
The conference was in Florence, but when I googled that I realised it was close to Modena, where they famously make balsamic vinegar. You can only buy proper traditional balsamic in Harrods here in London, so I thought it might be fun to tour a real balsamic vineyard, and probably cheaper to bring some back in my suitcase than to buy it here. I was right on both counts.
I also imagined that Modena would be a pretty city surrounded by beautiful countryside. I was wrong on that one.