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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December 5, 2020

Market day and lots of things on my shopping list. Try some more beer, salami, bacon, garlic, eggs, peppers, blue berries, black berries.. I prepared some new filling for beijgli so there will be baking again this weekend. One thing that hit me today is that the only time I can breathe “fresh” air (the

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December 2, 2020

I’m having tremendous food this week! The quince compot gives a fresh take on breakfast. And for my 11 o’clock coffee I still have a lot of beigli left! I have completed writing the second part of Music Landscape number 10 Southern Lowlands of Winlunon. I am going to start composing with it in Logic ProX

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November 30, 2020

Foodie weekend again. All restaurants are closed at the moment. Open for take away of course, but for me that is not the same. Best place in a restaurant is where you can see the chefs at work! Brought home quince, bacon, salami, blueberries, raspberries, beer and eggs from the market. Baked a traditional walnut

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November 24, 2020

Talking to potential client a couple of weeks ago, we agreed that I would compose a piece for him. He sent some reference tracks and those gave clear waltz indication! Version 01 was a light piano/string arrangement. The following versions were just the piano. But…. I couldn’t let go of the first version! Too much

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