These international trips are fast and furious but they are the best part of the job!
A day here and a day there, each one crammed with as many appointments as you can shake a stick at.
After three great days enjoying the cosmopolitan architecture and character of Montreal, I am on the ViaRail train from Montreal to Toronto.
Five hours of relative calm, traversing endless forests and lakes, punctuated only by the occasional farm house or quaintly-named, remote railway station that appears to serve a population of seven.
Seems like a great time to crack open the soundtrack of my youth........Thomas Dolby, Edwyn Collins, Nick Heyward.............and relax.