This is a video made by my University and shows some of the speech I gave when I was appointed a Professor. I am afraid in the speech there was an elaborate image of a cockroach which has 13 hearts and I suggested this was all about resilience, and added that because we do not often see one cockroach on its own, it is also an image of community and reciprocity. I think it may have lost something in the translation. Still, I rather enjoy the image….
I was asked to do some videos to help with phonetics in Moscow. Here are the first two: