Posts tagged with ‘Travel’

Camberley Express

All aboard the Camberley Express

Posted by Darren on February 28th, 2014 / 5 comments

Sitting on the train to Farnborough this evening I felt compelled to put fingers to keyboard while I was ‘in the mood’ for it. “Farnborough?” you may ask… but I live in Camberley. Okay, this is what it’s all about.… [more]

A Windows Phone guide to Camberley

Posted by Darren on November 12th, 2011 / No comments

A couple of months ago I provided a list of new bits and pieces in the ‘Mango’ update to Windows Phone 7. One of the things I didn’t include was ‘local scout’. This feature can be accessed from the Bing … [more]

Greetings from Aberdeen

Posted by Darren on November 11th, 2010 / 3 comments

It’s 19:45, and I’m in the Aberdeen-based Business Class lounge of a certain airline. I shall refer to them as ‘the airline’, which is a much politer term than they deserve. The story goes something like this…

14:16 – I’m … [more]

Spare a thought…

Posted by Darren on April 18th, 2010 / No comments

…for Warren Elsmore and Matt White. While my journey from DanNotes last year was a little stressful, it’s nothing compared to the odyssey that they’re currently enduring to get home. Like me they were supposed to take a flight … [more]

Volcanic apocalypse

Posted by Darren on April 16th, 2010 / 6 comments

It was Lotusphere Comes To You week in the UK, with two great events in London and Edinburgh… more about those in another post. But it was while in Edinburgh that I got an early morning text message from my … [more]

A leisurely journey across Denmark

Posted by Darren on November 7th, 2009 / No comments

Ah, Denmark. They have holes in some their coins, you know. Think how much metal that must save.

Anyway, on with the story. Back in September I was invited to speak at DanNotes, the Danish Notes User Group event – … [more]

The joys of airport security

Posted by Darren on October 14th, 2009 / 1 comment

Let me start by saying that I’m not knocking the requirement for airport security. In fact, thank heavens that they’re now very thorough even if they have started letting suitcases resembling small wheelie-bins be taken on as hand luggage – … [more]

Wednesday night in Lyngby

Posted by Darren on August 26th, 2009 / 1 comment

I’ve noticed something strange. Opposite my hotel there’s a cinema surrounded by several cafes and restaurants, and last night the area was a hive of activity… loads of people in the cinema queue and waiting to be seated at the … [more]


Posted by Darren on August 25th, 2009 / 3 comments

Good evening everyone. I am in Denmark, which is enormously exciting as I’ve never been to Denmark before. I’ve been telling everyone I was going to Copenhagen, which was true in a way – I landed at Copenhagen airport, passed … [more]


Posted by Darren on November 13th, 2008 / 9 comments

I’ve just got back from a trip to Dublin, and before I left I considered that I haven’t travelled many domestic business miles this year. A quick check on the bmi Diamond Club web site confirmed my worst fears… I’ve … [more]