There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but the evening meal is still an option for blagger-outreach activities. One such event I attended last night, which involved fine French nosh, nichely-interesting conversation and free-flowing Rosé . Never a good idea.
The Professor came along in search of expert advice about what to do about all those students that are photographing him and blogging about him during his lectures. There's a worrying precedent over the pond: Ratemyprofessors.com.
This morning I watched a traffic warden taking digital pics of all the cars he ticketed.