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Cycling to Cambridge conference was like floating on air

King's Cross Station - waiting for the Hogwarts Express to Cambridge.

I am a regular cycle-to-work kind of guy. I started the Cycle Scheme at work to help everyone there get their hands on a good quality bike for a knock-down price (all legal – its a scheme promoted by the Government). For me, that meant buying a Brompton. That was over a year ago now – wow time flies!

Well, this week I took my first expenses-paid business trip by train and bicycle -I can claim 20 pence per mile for bicycle travel (cars get 40 pence per mile – outrageous! Cyclists should be rewarded more!).

WEIGHTLESS BUSINESS TRIP

The reason for the trip was to get up to Cambridge, UK for a conference all about the next generation of wireless communication called Weightless. The conference was put on by Cambridge Wireless and pretty much run by the guys at a local startup there called Neul. I decided to go up a day early so that I could meet with some customers alongside our sales engineer and marketing engineer who flew in from Munich HQ. » Continue reading Cycling to Cambridge conference was like floating on air »

Aalborg Without a Stop(per)

Rohde & Schwarz office in Aalborg, DenmarkI popped over to the Rohde & Schwarz office in Aalborg, Denmark for meetings on Tuesday.

What a fabulous building!  It used to be an old gas works – converting coal into gas.  It was derelict for 20 years before R&S took it over about 4 years ago.  They built up three floors inside it.  Its is all tastefully decorate and felt very spacious.

It overlooks the fjord (for now – there’s plans for a building to go up right in front of it).
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Cambridge by train

Today, daddy returned from his day trip to visit a couple of customers in Cambridge. Yesterday, he took the train from Fleet to Cambridge, via the grungy Tube between Waterloo and Kings Cross. He stayed at the Best Western Cambridge Quy Mill Hotel – a wonderful place with excellent food for dinner! Recommended. For […]

Taipei Travels

Andrew jetted off to Taipei, Taiwan for the Bluetooth Unplugfest (where engineers from around the world meet to test their Bluetooth devices before releasing them to the public).

Have a look at some photos in our Travel folder.

Its rather humid and rainy this time of year, unfortunately. Thankfully, the hotel is 5-star […]