Monthly Archives: February 2008

Number 18

My new apartment is very nice and I’m happy with it. It’s technically a serviced apartment which means that I get weekly maid and linen service. What’s not to like? This was intended as a mere way point between a … Continue reading

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Bloke-in-Chief

My new business title is a work-in-progress at the moment as we try to figure out the cultural nuances. I read a funny story about a fella who was a new and low-level functionary in a large, well-known US company … Continue reading

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Welcome to Reading, Berkshire

I‘ve taken up residence for a week in a hotel in Reading and have had success in arranging an apartment for myself, available next week. The next task will be to find an office space, which I hope to do … Continue reading

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Tourist’s Dream: Becoming an Ex-Pat

Sometimes dreams do come true and then, well, you just better watch out!   I have been posted to England by my employer, to establish a subsidiary company in the UK and open an international office. After several changes of … Continue reading

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