January 20, 2021

Everything is upside down. Yesterday the announcement was that hotels and restaurants will be open at the 23 of May. At the earliest!!!!! I can only hope that the restaurants and hotels still have the means to open up again. I have, at the moment, a very living house environment with drilling, banging with hammers

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January 12, 2021

It’s cold today and there is a little cold front passing by. Current restrictions has been moved forward to the 1st of February. The newspapers report that we can maybe can go back to normal again in May. That means there will be a normal summer? Everything will be open. No masks. And the possibility

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January 7, 2021

I have been largely at work with MUSE 5.0 and my own compositions in the Music Landscapes series. It is largely about organising the data base in a clever way. The results so far has forced me to rethink quite a bit about my work flow and my processes. A very good thing in other

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January 4, 2021

I had a terrific Christmas and New Years Eve and I hope you did too. No snow whatsoever but a little bit of winter anyway. 2 on-line concerts and I must say it was a pleasant surprise watching and listening. First one was the Budapest Festival Orchestra with Fischer Ivan. One of the top 10

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December 21, 2020

Christmas is approaching and it is strange this year. No concerts, no fairs, no restaurants..the list goes on. Let’s hope that next year will bring a normal Christmas! Friday night I went for a little nightly excursion before the curfew. Time to ride the traditional Christmas light tram. The tram alternates between lines every day.

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December 16, 2020

I was at the great market hall today to buy some fruit and other necessities. There were more people out than before, very good for all the shops that they have more customers. My neighbour told me that one of the vendors told him last week that sales were down over 80% this year because

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December 13, 2020

These days, as I slowly get older, I tend to really value the small, seemingly, unimportant things in life. There are moments that becomes special. One is drinking the water from the well at Hegymagas. Another is sitting at my favourite büfé at Római Part for some really good fried goodies and a cold beer

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December 11, 2020

I wrote I have interesting neighbours. But I also live in a very interesting neighbourhood. Here is fabulous café, Deryné. Opened in 1914 and still one of the spots to be seen if you are somebody. Two days ago there were black screens set on the pavement blocking the view. Security guards and people carrying

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December 10, 2020

I live in an interesting house with interesting neighbours. Because of the building material it is nearly impossible to determine from where a sound originates. But the main characters are: The Existentialists – a couple whom from time to time have very heated (drunk) discussions. Two classic lines are “Who do you represent?” and “Who

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