“You will only be expected to visit the Leicester campus for your Advanced Postgraduate (APG) status review; which must be completed after 24 months of registration,” says the Uni website. And I complied. To sum it up: I passed. And I did not pass out! The Probation Review was nothing like I ever expected. Two […]
I am just a few days away from my Probation Review. All of my paperwork is in order, everything has been submitted on time. I am still working on the literary review. Though I have now curated an exhibition, I still feel that my non-museology background proves to be a disadvantage. But I read, I […]
If anyone from the University of Leicester is in Budapest on 3 June and interested in the history of cars, I’d be happy if (s)he could join us at the Museum of Trade and Hospitality. My first ever exhibition will be opened there.
Every day we commute 40 minutes on the way to the nursery and 40 minutes on the way back. Driving is very monotonous, so my mind wanders into different directions. When I am alert, I switch on the sound recorder on my phone and make notes. So this morning, I was thinking about the latest […]
Between 20-22 March there was a car show in Budapest. The main theme was modified cars. However due to several factors one hall was devoted entirely to classic cars. And this is where yours truly came into the picture. In my last blog entry, I mentioned the sponsor to my forthcoming exhibition. Well, this organisation […]
It’s been almost a month since my last post. I can find tons of excuses, but the simple reality is that for an enterpreneur who tries to combine work and a PhD work sometimes gets in the way. Two days before Christmas we launched a new project. Insanity ensued in the days following and all […]
Yes, it is true. I have managed to put together an 8000-word long essay, which is up to the high standards of the School of Museum Studies. Now I can enjoy the nice meals my wife is preparing for Christmas and play with my kids. Oh, wait. It is now official. My professor praised my […]
So I had my supervision and guess what. My professor acknowledged my work, but asked me nicely to tidy it up a bit. That was 8 days ago.
Being a Distance Learning student has its advantages and disadvantages. Facebook groups, mailing lists et. al. can’t make up for the lack of a participating in live debates. But that is the price one has to pay if he’s going to chase his dreams. This was put into sharp focus on Friday evening. Usually I […]
For some reasons Hungarian tend to call a pea and corn salad with a mayonnaise dressing “French salad”. It can also be made from leftovers. I bet French people will be outraged to hear that this one is labelled as French. Today, I am going to serve you a “French salad” – short snippets on […]