Monthly Archives: October 2008

Friday in Summary

Well, I did half a day’s work in the Budapest office. Everything got a bit hectic. Then I got a taxi to the airport, and tipped the man generously. I checked in for my flight and then went to look … Continue reading

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Infinity

This will be the last of my blog posts from the hotel room here in Budapest. My stay over here has been very clearly bounded and I think that I will be happy to go home while at the same … Continue reading

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Mid Week

This is now the third day of my trip to Budapest. I am making the mistakes I always make when I am immersed in another culture. Firstly, I have stopped talking in natural English speech patterns, and I am, instead, … Continue reading

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Hanging Out In Hungary

The purpose of my trip to Budapest is to work alongside my team here and see how life works. I want to breathe the air they breathe, drink the same coffee, see how the office environment actually feels and gain … Continue reading

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Hungry in Budapest

I could have been the told pun-meister and said I was hungry in Hungary, which I was. After leaving the plane, I took a taxi directly to the hotel. I had been given the number of a local taxi firm … Continue reading

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Concentrate

Is it possible that I can concentrate anywhere except my desk in the office? If that’s so, then I should probably be looking forward to the upcoming desk move. Or perhaps it’s possible that I need novelty in which to … Continue reading

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Teamwork

I have got to admit that I was feeling the pressure today. I wanted to be able to finish the job that we started yesterday. I wanted to be able to go to my gig without feeling I was leaving … Continue reading

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There's No Place For The Fireplace

A big project like a house can be a series of bizarre and apparently nonsensical critical paths. I can’t get the top floor of my house painted or carpeted until the fireplace in the downstairs room is out. Huh!? Well, … Continue reading

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Pre-Meditated

I did some cooking today. People do this all the time, but planning had gone into this cooking. Not only that, but I had also made a series of choices about working in order to fit around the various things … Continue reading

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Not Early, Earls Court

There is a time for going to gigs and that time should not be “a bit late”. However, work will demand its share of my time, and I always put the gig second. I had a deadline to arrive at … Continue reading

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