If there is no room at the inn, what should the innkeeper do? Well, a model answer to this conundrum was provided by the estates office at Buckingham University when it came to finding accommodation for Alan Smithers and his education team. After some scratching of heads and talk of sectioning off part of the library, a solution of sorts was found. One of the senior estates officers gave up his office. "It's very nice, too," a slightly embarrassed Professor Smithers told Peep.